William S. Blaner, PhD
Departments of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Dr. William S. Blaner is professor of nutritional medicine in Columbia University. He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from University of Tennessee in 1979. he was then trained as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Dewitt S. Goodman in Columbia University from 1980 to 1982. Dr. Blaner's research is focused on understanding the metabolism and actions of retinoids. His recent work has employed genetic manipulations of mice to study these processes. He has published over 200 original research articles, reviews and book chapters. He also server,s as editorial board members for multiple distinguished journals.