Dr. Stone William

Dr. Stone William


Pediatrics, East Tennessee State Univ.
East TN State Univ, Box 70578, JOHNSON CITY, United States of America, 37604

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Bill Stone, PhD, is the President of Bioinventions LLC and the Director of Pediatric Research at East Tennessee State University. Bill received his BS (Chemistry) and PhD (Molecular and Cellular Biology) from State University of New York at Stony Brook and an MS degree from Marshall University in Physical Organic Chemistry. His postdoctoral training was in the Biochemistry Department at Duke University Medical School. He has held faculty positions at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Meharry Medical College in Nashville and is presently the Director of Pediatric Research and Professor of Pediatrics at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University. He currently serves on a number of State and National grant review panels such as the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology. Bill has acted as consultant for a number of major corporations, such as Ross Laboratories and Eastman Chemical Company. He has served as the principal investigator for numerous basic science and clinical research projects and is an inventor on USA patent 6,020,383 “Method for reducing blood cholesterol and/or blood triglycerides.” His current research is focused on proteomics and the development of antioxidant liposomes for therapeutic uses of interest to the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health.

Academic positions:

1989-present East Tennessee State University · Department of Pediatrics USA · Johnson City Apr 1979–Apr 1989 Research Director Meharry Medical College · Department of Pediatric Medicine USA · Nashville Jan 1976–Jan 1979 Research Chemist University of California, Santa Cruz · Natural Sciences · Worked with Dr. Edward Dratz USA · Santa Cruz Worked on retinal photo-damage and damage caused be deficiencies of antioxidant nutrients (tocopherols and selenium). This work was among the first to show that the retina is particularly susceptible to oxidative stress. Sep 1973–Aug 1975 Research Associate Duke University · Department of Biochemistry · Tanford-Reynolds United States · Durham Worked on lipoproteins (HDL) and the hydrophobic effect (biophysics) Aug 1968–Sep 1972 Graduate Student Stony Brook University · Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology · Dr. Arnold Wishnia United States · Stony Brook

Research interests:

Cancer therapeutics, molecular biology, proteomics, nutrition, oxidative stress and antioxidants

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