DOCE DIRECTOR, MICHAEL SCHWARTZ, MD, RECEIVES NIH R01

Dr. Michael Schwartz (MTE) has been awarded an NIH R01 for his proposal entitled “Hypothalamic Inflammation and Energy Homeostasis.”  This research focuses on the brain’s role in high-fat diet-induced weight gain with an effort to develop therapies to reduce weight gain.  Dr. Schwartz is Professor of Medicine, Director of the UW Medicine Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence and the Robert H. Williams Endowed Chair in Medicine.