2016 Funding Round - Project

Professor Dave Grattan
University of Otago, Dunedin
Role of hypothalamic beta-catenin in body weight regulation
36 months

Lay summary

We have identified a novel brain response that occurs after eating a meal. The aim is to determine the role of this response in the normal regulation of food intake, and to determine whether abnormalities in this response might contribute to the development of obesity.

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