Jon Clinthorne, PhD received his doctorate in Human Nutrition from Michigan State University for his work focusing on diet and immune function. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical campus where he studied the role of the gut microbiota in the development of graft-versus host disease following bone marrow transplantation. Now at Atkins Nutritionals, Jon works to accurately communicate the beneficial physiological effects of low-carbohydrate diets on obesity and diabetes. Over the course of his career, he has been an invited speaker at numerous conferences, featured on radio shows, podcasts, magazines, and TV interviews. He serves on the Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council and formerly served on the medical advisory board for Wellbridge Fitness Clubs’ Physician Referral Exercise Program.