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Our vision is to find the
genetic determinants
of body weight and by
doing so, to find better
ways to prevent and
treat obesity and its
complications.

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Jul 2017 A new paper has been published, following our study which shows that the hormone oxytocin modulates how our brain responds to food pictures.

 

Jul 2017 In a study just published in the journal Scientific Reports we looked at a large number of genes in over 4000 children with severe obesity from the GOOS cohort.

 

 

Welcome to our website. Our aims are to increase awareness, inform and promote research into the genetic causes of obesity.
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Information about the GOOS study, how to refer a patient and how to collaborate with us can be found on our Professionals pages. Useful information for patients and families affected by weight problems can be found on our Patients and Families pages. We aim to keep you up to date with our work through our Resource Centre.

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