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  • In The News

  • 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

  • Diabetes Detectives

    Click below for USC news story on Drs. Casey Donovan and Alan Watts’ work on two published papers addressing glucosensing mechanisms in the hepatic portal vein and the brain as they relate to insulin-induced hypoglycemia and counterregulatory responses. They believe this

    Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post