Obesity Gene

Obesity Gene

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 126 , Segment 4

Episode: Heat Wave, Memory, and the Obesity Gene

  • Aug 24, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 28:55 mins

Guest: Naima Moustad-Moussa, Ph.D., Professor at Texas Tech University  Researchers at Harvard and MIT recently made headlines by claiming that FTO, a gene that has long been associated with obesity, could be “turned off” to genetically stop weight gain. Could turning off this gene be the silver bullet we’ve been looking for?

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