2015 Grant Awards

Genetic Discovery of Obesity Genes using Systemic RNAi in Drosophila melanogaster Fat Bodies

Yi Guo, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic

The Role of Pro-Inflammatory Mediators in Obesity and Binge Eating

Emily M. Pisetsky, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

Optimizing Growth and Developmental Outcomes in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants without Increasing Obesity and Metabolic Risk

Sara Ramel, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

Translational Research of microRNA-206 for the Treatment of Obesity and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Guisheng Song, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota

Mitigation of Obesity-related Metabolic Dysfunction by 17α-estradiol: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy

Michael B. Stout, Ph.D., Kogod Center on Aging, Mayo Clinic