Faculty of Pharmacy Seminar Series

4 May 2012

This seminar is titled: Statins and a stroll around cholesterol.

Associate Professor Andrew Brown from the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of NSW will present this seminar.

About this seminar:

The statins are the drug of choice for treating high blood cholesterol levels and cardiovascular disease, but are not without their limitations. Andrew will draw on his lab's recent work on cholesterol metabolism to suggest new approaches for treating elevated cholesterol levels. He will also briefly discuss the effects of antipsychotic drugs and certain natural products on cholesterol metabolism, which may confer anticancer potential

Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Location: Pharmacy Lecture Theatre, Pharmacy and Bank Building (A15)

Cost: Free

Contact: Associate Professor Parisa Aslani

Phone: +61 2 9036 6541

Email: 1e183d3125036a1607292d3e0074191307160e367e0120431c350d

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