Alan T. Remaley, MD, PhD, is a Senior Investigator at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and also a Senior staff member of the Department of Laboratory Medicine at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD. He completed his medical training at Univ. of Pittsburgh in 1987 and then went to the Univ. of Pennsylvania where he completed his residency in Clinical Pathology in 1990. Since that time he has been at the National Institutes of Health where he is involved in both basic science and translational studies related to cardiovascular disease and leads the Special Chemistry section of the clinical laboratory.