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Inhibiting obesity

Sep. 15, 2017—An enzyme in the gut – NAPE-PLD – is required for the action of signaling molecules that reduce food intake and weight gain.

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Davies lands Pharmacology teaching award

May. 26, 2016—Sean Davies, Ph.D., associate professor of Pharmacology, was recognized as Pharmacology “Teacher of the Year” during the 25th Annual Joel G. Hardman Student-Invited Pharmacology Forum in Light Hall.

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Major grant spurs deeper look into ‘good cholesterol’

Aug. 21, 2014—In some cases, HDL, the "good cholesterol," may not function properly and may actually accelerate atherosclerosis.

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Study examines therapeutic bacteria’s ability to prevent obesity

Jul. 17, 2014—Engineered bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut prevent obesity in mice, Vanderbilt University investigators have discovered.

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