Comprehensive review of feeding regulation / obesity

Nature Neuroscience is a top notch science journal and this month they have a feature: "Feeding Regulation and Obesity". This 'focus' includes several comprehensive (and pretty hard-core science) reviews on the current understanding of the neurobiology of obesity: covering the leptin system, melanocortin system, and endocannabinoid control of food intake/energy balance.

I believe all of the articles are freely accessible to the public until July, and the website is:

Topics: Research

Theresa Strong


Theresa V. Strong, Ph.D., received a B.S. from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Medical Genetics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). After postdoctoral studies with Dr. Francis Collins at the University of Michigan, she joined the UAB faculty, leading a research lab focused on gene therapy for cancer and directing UAB’s Vector Production Facility. Theresa is one of the founding members of FPWR and has directed FPWR’s grant program since its inception. In 2016, she transitioned to a full-time position as Director of Research Programs at FPWR. She remains an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Genetics at UAB. She and her husband Jim have four children, including a son with PWS.