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Hormonal regulation of NPY neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus [ 2012 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Hormonal regulation of appetite-activating cells in the brain

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1030037]

Researchers: A/Pr Zane Andrews (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Jeffrey Zigman

Brief description Obesity is a serious medical concern affecting the social, medical and economic capabilities within Australia. This proposal examines the hormonal regulation of cells in the brain inducing appetite. By understanding how these hormones influence appetite-inducing cells, we hope to identify effective targets to treat food intake and body weight gain.

Funding Amount $AUD 589,677.08

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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