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A Multi-Omic Study to Characterize the Effects of a Glucosylceramide Inhibitor on Obesity

In this video poster from ASMS 2014, Robert Tonge of Waters presents a study that qualitatively and quantitatively characterizes the effects of a glucosylceramide inhibitor on obesity.

OBESITY the 21st century disease

Obesity will be the leading cause of death and disability in the 21st century. This epidemic is largely attributable to increasingly sedentary lifestyles and the abundance of tasty, high-fat foods. Obesity increases the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, osteoarthritis and some forms of cancer.To date, the success of prescription medicines for obesity has been limited.This article discusses the current approaches by the pharmaceutical industry in the search for blockbuster fat-busting drugs.