Host Dr. Alan Brown welcomes Dr. William "Bill" Harris on an important discussion facing our colleagues and ptients- "Are Fish Oils still cardioprotective?". Dr. Harris will address the recent randomized trials, how the trials differ from those done in the 1990s, and how clinicians should utlize the information in treating their patients.
Dr. William "Bill" Harris holds a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of Minnesota. His research has focused on human lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, especially as they are affected by omega-3 fatty acids. He has been the principal investigator on 5 omega-3 related NIH grants, and since 2004 has been evaluating the RBC "omega-3 index" as a new risk factor for cardiovascular and neuropsychiatric diseases.