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UTHSC Research Team Led by Dr. Ramesh Narayanan Identifies Molecule That Could Eventually Lead to Possible New Treatment for Obesity

A team led by Ramesh Narayanan, PhD, MBA, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for Cancer Drug Discovery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has identified a molecule that could eventually lead to a new type of treatment for obesity. A paper… Read More

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Dr. Karen C. Johnson of UTHSC Receives $2.3 Million Grant to Study How Weight Loss and Increased Physical Activity Affect Aging in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has received a $2.3 million grant to build on earlier studies to determine if lifestyle interventions focused on weight loss through reduced calorie consumption and increased physical activity can meaningfully improve the lives of older individuals with type… Read More

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Research Led by Joan C. Han, MD, of UTHSC and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, May Lead to New and Personalized Treatments for Obesity

A study led by Joan C. Han, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and founding director of the UT-Le Bonheur Pediatric Obesity Program, may lead to new approaches for the prevention and treatment of obesity based on individual… Read More