Mete Civelek, Ph.D., University of Virginia (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption Mete Civelek, Ph.D., of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, is connecting the dots between our genes and our risk of obesity and diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Credit University of Virginia Usage Restrictions May be used by reporters and webmasters to accompany news coverage of the genetics study. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.