LDL and Cholesterol Metabolism

Study ID
STU 072010-163

Cancer Related
No

Healthy Volunteers
Yes

Study Sites

Contact
Barbara Gilbert
214-648-2773
barbara.gilbert@utsouthwestern.edu

Principal Investigator
Helen Hobbs

Summary

one unit of blood will be collected from each participate for the isolation of LDL,HDL and serum. The isolated lipoproteins will be used in molecular studies of cholesterol metabolism.

Participant Eligibility

Healthy volunteers weighing >= 110lbs, male or female over the age of 18 yrs able to give written informed consent. All ethnic groups will be eligible. Subjects will not be required to be available for future contact but will be eligible to donate blood every 8 weeks if they would like to be recontacted.