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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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Nov 2013 Our latest newsletter is now available for you to read online. Learn what we've discovered this year and what we're planning for 2014. more>

 

 

Oct 2013 We have demonstrated for the first time that genes can reduce basal metabolic rate – how the body burns calories (see video clip here). more >

 

 

 

 

Welcome to our website. Our aims are to increase awareness, inform and promote research into the genetic causes of obesity.
We have kept the layout simple and easy to use.

 

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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