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Developing genes to prevent obesity

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Air date: December 15, 2013

Host: Barbara Lewis

Nutrition and Exercise Research
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Interview: Roger J. Davis, Ph.D., professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School.



Roger J. Davis, Ph.D., talks with Barbara Lewis about JNK genes that, when blocked, are able to prevent diabetes and obesity in mice. Dr. Davis discusses his research and the future of JNK gene blocking in humans. Davis was the 2013 recipient of the Steven C. Beering Award for the Advancement of Biomedical Science.

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