Discovering The Developmental Origins of Obesity

The Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, Poland

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Prof. Kozak’s work in Nature Medicine

tn prof l kozakProf. Leslie Kozak working in IAR&FR within the framework of the REFRESH project published his work in the October issue of Nature Medicine journal.

Nature Medicine is the premier journal for biomedical research. The 2011 impact factor for Nature Medicine is 22.462, according to the Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports. This places Nature Medicine as the top primary research journal in Medicine (Research and Experimental).

Prof. Kozak’s work entitled “Heat from calcium cycling melts fat” elaborates upon the possibilities of the use of uncoupling proteins responsible for thermoregulation in the organism.

Coauthor of the publication is Martin E. Young working at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v18/n10/full/nm.2956.html