In the Media Tag: GTx

Local researcher discovers, testing fat-burning molecule

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A discovered-in-Memphis molecule that activates estrogen receptors could eventually lead to a new treatment for obesity. Dr. Ramesh Narayanan, an associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, discovered the molecule nine years ago and said it converts “bad” fat tissue to “good” energy-burning fat.

GTx, Inc. reported financial results

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GTx, Inc., headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecules for the treatment of cancer, including treatments for breast and prostate cancer, and other serious medical conditions.