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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Philipp Scherer, Christine Kusminski, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Caption: By successfully manipulating a specific protein, researchers like Drs. Phillip Scherer and Christine Kusminski have made headway in unlocking obesity's metabolic functioning and its connection to type 2 diabetes.

Credit: UT Southwestern Medical Center

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