EDUCATION AND TRAINING
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA, 1962.
M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD, 1969.
Residency, Johns Hopkins University and University of California, San Diego, 1969–1974.
Fellowship in Cardiology, University of Washington Seattle, WA, 1974–1975.
Bruce Gregory Brown M.D., Ph.D.
Attending Physician, University of Washington Medical Center
146 N Canal St., Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98103
Fax: (425) 454-6403
American Board of Internal Medicine (board eligible)
AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE
General cardiology/cholesterol disorders
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
MRI of carotid plaque composition (with Dr. Xue-Qiao Zhao)
Methods for providing and assessing effects of gene therapy for coronary disease
Ongoing clinical trials of lipid altering drugs for prevention of coronary disease
National Cholesterol Education Program 10th Anniversary Award for Clinical Science Achievement, 1995.
Brown, BG, Zhao, X-Q, Chait, A, et al., Simvastatin and niacin, antioxidant vitamins, or the Combination for Prevention of Coronary Disease, New England J. Med. 345:1583–1592, 2001.
Brown, BG, Zhao, X-Q, Lipid-lowering therapy: Magnitude and mechanisms of benefit, In: "Clinical Trials in Cardiovascular Disease: A companion to Braunwald's heart disease," (Hennekins, CK, 1st Ed.), WB Saunders: Philadelphia, PA, 1999, 199216.
Brown, BG, Zhao, X-Q, Bardsley, J, Albers, JJ, Secondary prevention of heart disease amongst patients with lipid abnormalities: practice and trends in the United States. J. Int. Med. 241:283–294, 1997.