Kilmer S. McCully

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Kilmer S. McCully is the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Services for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. McCully was the first to propose the homocysteine theory of cardiovascular disease, and is the author of the book, The Homocysteine Revolution.[1][2]

Selected papers[edit]

  1. McCully K S, “Vascular pathology of homocysteinemia: implications for the pathogenesis of arteriosclerosis”, Am. J. Pathol. (1969), 56: pp. 111–128.
  2. McCully K S, “Chemical pathology of homocysteine”, I. Atherogenesis Ann. Clin. Lab. Sci. (1993), 23: pp. 477–493.
  3. McCully K S, “Homocysteine and vascular disease”, Nature Med. (1996), 2: pp. 386–389.
  4. McCully K S, “Homocysteine, folate, vitamin B6 and cardiovascular disease”, J.Am. Med.Assoc. (1998), 279: pp. 392–393.
  5. McCully K S,“Atherosclerosis, serum cholesterol and the homocysteine theory: a study of 194 consecutive autopsies”, J.Am. Med. Sci. (1990), 299: pp. 217–221.
  6. McCully K S,“Keeping the Young-Elderly Healthy. Homocysteine, vitamins, and vascular disease prevention”, Am. J. Clin. Nutr. Nov. 2007 Vol. 86, No. 5, 1563S-8S


  1. ^ Stacey, Michelle (1997-08-10). "The Fall and Rise of Kilmer McCully". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-04-12.
  2. ^ Kluger, Jeffrey (1997-08-04). "Beyond Cholesterol". Time Magazine. Retrieved 2007-04-12.