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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Central Mechanisms Regulating Macronutrient Intake
Principal Investigator:

Matthew Potthoff

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $234,569
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Obesity and diabetes are major public health issues that affect quality of life and also have high social and economic costs. According to the CDC, approximately 10% of U.S. adults have diabetes now and 33% are expected to have diabetes by 2050. At the same time, obesity has reached epidemic proportions, with over 60% of the U.S. population being overweight or obese. Therefore, there is a serious demand for the development of new therapeutics to combat obesity and diabetes. Fibroblast growth fac...

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