Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Novel Plant Alkaloids for the Treatment of Obesity|
Patricia E Bunney
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2018 -
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The goal of this proposal is to investigate the changes in the behavioral and metabolic phenotypes and neural correlates of obesity following the administration of two minor tobacco alkaloids as a novel approach to the prevention and treatment of obesity. The prevalence of overweight/obesity has increased to epidemic proportions and Veterans are more likely to become overweight. There are currently five FDA approved drugs on the market for the treatment of obesity, but their effects have been mo...
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