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Jeffrey Friedman: The Biologic Basis of Obesity


Jeffrey Friedman, MD, PhD, Marilyn M. Simpson Professor and head of the Laboratory of Molecular Genetics at Rockefeller University, discusses what his team learned about the biological processes that regulate weight and appetite, and how further research could lead to a better understanding of obesity.

The Center for Genetic Medicine Silverstein Lecture Series was established by the Herman M. and Bea L. Silverstein Medical Research Fund for Genetic Medicine to bring advances in genetics research and medicine to the general public.

[Video and text source: Center for Genetic Medicine YouTube channel]