• NIH grants $2.4 million to research impact of nervous system on NAFLD

    28 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers from George Washington University received a grant of approximately $2.4 million from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the role of forebrain and hypothalamic endoplasmic reticulum stress in obesity-induced hepatic sympathetic overactivity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease development, according to a press release.
    “There's mounting evidence that suggests stress-induced transcription factor activation is involved in the development of NAFLD,” Colin Young, PhD, from the George Washington University School of Medicine and
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