Biomedical and Dental Materials




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  • Substances used in biomedicine or dentistry predominantly for their physical, as opposed to chemical, properties.

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  • Medical Subject Headings

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Biomedical and Dental Materials

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Biomedical and Dental Materials

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Biomedical and Dental Materials

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Interview with Sami Hashim, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Sami Hashim discusses his education and career development, his research on lipid metabolism and its derivatives, the ketogenic diet, the development of MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which today has in many nutritional and medicinal applications and his collaboration with Dr. Theodore VanItallie which produced cholestyramine, the first cholesterol lowering medication. Dr. Hashim remarks on his family life and children, his hobbies, and his acquaintances with the Royal family in Kuwait and meeting the former President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, Nobel Laureate Linus Pawling, IRA member Bobby Sands, and Arctic Explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Braun, Norma M.T.