Mete Civelek, University of Virginia School of Medicine (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption Mete Civelek, Ph.D., of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, was part of a team that identified a gene variant that affects some women's fat distribution and ups their risk of diabetes. Credit University of Virginia School of Medicine Usage Restrictions May be used by reporters and webmasters to accompany news coverage of the gene discovery. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health System. 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.