Health Starts in the Cell Approaching Obesity from the Inside Out – Dr Yi Li, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Apr 26, 2019 | biology, health and medicine

Over the last few decades, obesity has become substantial public health concern. Obesity is associated with a myriad of other ailments and is on the rise in most developed countries. As with many chronic diseases, the development of an obese body type is often more complex than expected and involves a combination of environmental factors, genetic predisposition, and lifestyle choices. Dr Yi Li, of Texas A&M University – Kingsville, studies interactions between our environment and the inner workings of our cells to generate novel insights about chronic diseases such as obesity.

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