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A visit with Chris Hardin, Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

By Jessica Huang
Published: - Topics: health healthy food agriculture diet fast food

Areas of Hardin’s Current Research

Topics: nutrition Nutritional Science

Chris Hardin has two principal lines of research in his laboratory. The first is a close examination of the way the human body metabolizes sugar, which Hardin has been examining for twenty years. For the second and more recent project, Hardin seeks to develop a better way to determine whether certain drugs associated with statin-therapy (for high cholesterol) are causing dangerous muscle pain and weakness.