Interactions of gastric hormones with vagal afferent pathways and the role of this system in obesity [ 2009 - 2011 ]

Also known as: Gastric hormones and vagal afferent satiety signals

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Researchers: Prof Amanda Page (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Ashley Blackshaw Prof Gary Wittert

Brief description When we feel full after a meal it is the result of a variety of different nerve signals from the gut in response to distension of the stomach and specific nutrients. These signals are disordered in obesity and this project aims to find out how to correct this problem in this modern day epidemic.

Funding Amount $AUD 550,918.79

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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