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Jack A. Yanovski, MD, PhD

Chief, Section on Growth and Obesity and Associate Scientific Director for Translational Medicine, Division of Intramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Dr. Yanovski presented "Genetics of Obesity" at UMass Endocrinology Grand Rounds via Zoom on January 12, 2021.  He was introduced by Dr. Asem Ali.

At the conclusion of this video, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the differential diagnosis of monogenic obesity due to abnormalities in the leptin signaling pathway
  • Recognize when genetic testing is appropriate for people with obesity
  • Differentiate genetic variants that impact energy intake, energy expenditure, and nutrient partitioning to cause obesity
  • Differentiate genetic variants that impact energy intake, energy expenditure, and nutrient partitioning to cause obesity

Talk Title: "Genetics of Obesity"

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