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Robin Polokoff

Faculty - Health Sciences, Pleasant Hill Campus

Specialties and Research Interests:
Developed animal models including genetically altered obese hamsters and rabbits for the study of atherosclerosis.

Characterized biological aspects of cholesterol absorption, lipoprotein metabolism and cholesteryl ester exchange among plasma lipoproteins in rodents and non-human primates in order to identify and characterize hypolipidemic agents.

Education
  • B.A. - Duke University, Durham NC

    Ph.D. Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition - North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

    Post Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry - University of Wisconsin, Madison WI

    Post Doctoral Institute Fellow - Eleanor Roosevelt Institute for Cancer Research, Denver CO