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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Immunologic memory to metabolic cycling
Principal Investigator:

Alyssa H Hasty

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $218,293
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The prevalence of obesity and associated co-morbidities, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), has increased dramatically in the past several decades. While weight loss is the ideal approach to reduce the negative metabolic consequences of obesity, it is clear that sustained weight loss is difficult to achieve. In fact, only 20% of people who lose at least 10% of their body weight are able to maintain that loss for greater than 2 years. These bouts of weight loss followed b...

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