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Lisa Tannock, MD



  • Professor
  • Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement

College Unit(s)

Other Affiliation(s)
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
  • CVRC - Core Faculty
  • Nutritional Sciences Graduate Faculty
  • Equity Advisory Council

Biography and Education


University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada




University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada



Internal Medicine

University of Washington, Seattle, WA




Selected Publications

1. Tannock LR, Little PJ, Wight TN, Chait A: Arterial smooth muscle cell proteoglycans synthesized in the presence of glucosamine demonstrate reduced LDL binding. J Lipid Res 43:149-157, 2002. PMID:11792734.

2. Tannock LR, Little PJ, Tsoi C, Barrett PHR, Wight TN, Chait A: Thiazolidinediones reduce the LDL binding affinity of non-human primate vascular cell proteoglycans. Diabetologia. 47:837-843, 2004. PMID:15071727.

3. Renard CB, Kramer F, Johansson F, Lamharzi N, Tannock LR, von Herrath MG, Chait A, Bornfeldt KE. Diabetes and diabetes-associated lipid abnormalities have distinct effects on initiation and progression of atherosclerotic lesions. J Clin Invest. 114:659-668, 2004. PMID:15343384 :PMC514580

4. Tannock LR, O’Brien KD, Knopp RH, Retzlaff B, Fish B, Wener MH, Kahn SE, Chait A: Cholesterol feeding increases CRP and SAA levels in lean, insulin sensitive subjects. Circulation 111:3058-3062, 2005. PMID:15939816.

5. Tannock LR, Kirk EA, King VL, LeBoeuf R, Wight TN, Chait A: Glucosamine Supplementation Accelerates Early but not Late Atherosclerosis in LDL Receptor Deficient Mice. J Nutr 136:2856-2861, 2006. PMID:17056813.

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