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  • Fred Kummerow, Department's Oldest Member at 98, on the Cause of Deadly Atherosclerosis

    Fred KummerowDr. Fred Kummerow, CB's oldest department member at 98, published a review article entitled, "Interaction between sphingomyelin and oxysterols contributes to atherosclerosis and sudden death," in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease.  The paper can be found at the following link:

    http://www.ajcd.us/files/ajcd1211005.pdf

    He was interviewed by Diana Yates of the U of I News Bureau about the summation of the work of his 60-year research career as highlighted in the following article:

    http://news.illinois.edu/news/13/0227heart_disease_FredKummerow.html