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Yanovski Lab: Section on Growth and Obesity

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Jack Yanovski's Section on Growth and Obesity studies metabolic and behavioral factors involved in body weight regulation and body composition during childhood. The Section is investigating the effects of several genetic mutations in human pediatric obesity and murine models. The Unit has also investigated the role played by brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in overweight children. Ongoing studies attempt to identify genetic abnormalities that predispose children to binge eating and related disorders.

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Last Updated Date: 11/30/2012
Last Reviewed Date: 11/30/2012

Contact Information

Name: Dr Jack A Yanovski
Section Chief
Section on Growth and Obesity
Phone: 301-496-0858
Fax: 301-402-0574

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