About Us

H. Bryan Brewer, Jr.

Scientific Training


Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 1960

MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, United States, 1965

Internship in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1966

Resident in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1967


Current and Past Positions


Director of Lipoprotein and Atherosclerosis Research, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C., United States, 2005-

Chief Scientific Director of Lipid Sciences, Lipid Sciences, Pleasanton, California, United States, 2005-

Chief, Molecular Disease Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 1976-2005


Publications and Book Chapters


Articles: 474

Book chapters: 24


Awards and Distinctions


Robert I. Levy Lecture, American Heart Association, 2004

George Lyman Duff Memorial Lecture, American Heart Association, 2002

Distinguished Service Medals from the NIH, 1992

JD Lane Investigator Award, US Public Health Service, 1981

Heinrich Wieland Prize, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980


Professional Associations


Member - National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel (ATP), 2000–

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

American Society of Clinical Investigation

American Association of Physicians


Additional Information


Editorial Boards
American Journal of Cardiology, 1983-1985
Journal of Lipid Research, Associate Editor, 1982-1987
Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2001-2006
Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Associate Editor, 2006 to present

Dr. Brewer’s research interests include atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, and identifying the gene defects that lead to genetic dyslipoproteinemias, clinical trials for HDL therapy.


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