*  Researchers Identify Therapeutic Target for Rare Obesity Syndrome - Columbia University Medical Center
Posted in: Obesity / Medicine To find the enzyme, the researchers used neurons (highlighted in green) derived from induced ... People with PWS typically have extreme obesity, reduced growth hormone and insulin levels, excessive levels of ghrelin (a ... Researchers Identify Therapeutic Target for Rare Obesity Syndrome. Columbia researchers find enzyme deficiency in stem cell- ... a genetic condition that causes extreme hunger and severe obesity beginning in childhood. The discovery provides insight into ...
http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2016/12/12/rare-obesity-syndrome-therapeutic-target-identified/
*  Supreme Court Rules Against Gene Patents - Columbia University Medical Center
NYC-Style Cap on Soda Size Would Target the Overweight, Not the Poor Obesity Associated with Hearing Loss in Adolescents → ...
http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2013/06/14/supreme-court-rules-against-gene-patents/