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  • In The News

  • Hunger Hormone in Infancy May Link to Lifelong Obesity Risk

    New study offers hope of future treatments to help prevent weight problems Researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles reveal an unexpected role for ghrelin in early brain development and show its long-term impact on appetite

    Jan 27, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Sugar Linked to Memory Problems in Adolescent Rats

    Click below for USC News Release on Drs. Scott Kanoski collaborated work with Ted Hsu, Vaibhav Konanur, Lilly Taing, Ryan Usui, Brandon Kayser, and Michael Goran.  Sugar consumption led to memory problems and brain inflammation.  Studying rats as model subjects,

    Oct 08, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • 2014 TOPS Research Achievement Award

    Congratulations to Michael Goran, PhD, Professor of Preventive Medicine, Director of the Childhood Obesity Research Center, and Co-Director of the Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute as he has been awarded a prestigious 2014 TOPS Research Achievement Award from the Obesity Society. http://www.obesity.org/about-us/2014-award-and-grant-recipients.htm 

    Jul 23, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post