Umetani and Asghari (image) University of Houston Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Houston assistant professor of biology Michihisa Umetani, left, and biology doctoral student Arvand Asghari in the lab. Long term applications of their findings could lead to a treatment that results in reduced capacity for making fat. Credit University of Houston Usage Restrictions None 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.