Columbia researchers have developed a method to generate hypothalamic-like neurons from human pluripotent stem cells, which could aid the study of obesity.
A round-up of the Mailman School's recent research and upcoming events on obesity prevention.
Study: Mothers and children who are overweight fail to recognize abnormal weight, which may lead to distorted perceptions of what is acceptable and healthy.
Researchers discovered how common obesity gene contributes to weight gain
Dr. Lori Zeltser talks about her research findings, which may lead to a change in approaches to treating childhood obesity.
Obese children exposed to high levels of air pollutants are nearly three times as likely to have asthma, compared with non-obese children and lower levels of pollution exposure.