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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004634-01
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):
$1,092,533
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

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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