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Tag: obesity

Karen Mohlke

February 11, 2015

Largest ever genome-wide study on body fat and BMI strengthen genet...

UNC researchers led by Karen Mohlke, PhD, and Kari North, PhD, including a consortium of researchers, find 89 new genetic locations that will help scientists pinpoint genes that play roles in different obesity traits.

Genetics, Studies, Weight Loss

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Garret Stuber

January 29, 2015

New deep-brain imaging reveals separate functions for nearly identi...

For the first time, UNC neuroscientist Garret Stuber, PhD, imaged activity patterns of individual brain cells in freely moving mice to link specific basic behaviors to particular neurons.

Neurology, Research

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Garret Stuber

November 20, 2014

UNC neuroscientist part of first class of industry research grant w...

To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.

Grants, Neurology, Research

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Illustration showing rise of obesity rates across the US

April 7, 2014

Severe obesity on the rise among children in the U.S.

A new analysis led by a UNC researcher finds that all classes of obesity in children have increased over the last 14 years. In addition, there is a troubling upward trend in the more severe forms of childhood obesity.

Health, Research

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