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Title Science of fat [videorecording] / produced by Sutherland Media Productions, Inc. for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute ; producer, Ann DeStefano Sutherland ; director, Wally Ashby.

Imprint Chevy Chase, MD : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  616.398 Sci27 2005  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  616.398 Sci27 2005  Disc 2    ---  Available
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 616.398 OBE 2005    ---  Available
Edition Version 1.0.
Description 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Holiday lectures on science
Note The discs include: Four full-length presentations; detailed chapter search by scientific topic; direct access to animations; interviews with the speakers; special features on molecular structures of fat, fat metabolism, and measuring obesity.
Contents Disc 1. Lecture 1. Deconstructing obesity / Jeffrey M. Friedman -- Lecture 2. Understanding fat : syndrome X and beyond / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 3. Balancing the fat equation / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 4. Exploring obesity : from the depths of the brain to the far Pacific / Jeffrey M. Freidman -- Disc 2. Discussion sessions and interviews.
Credits Executive producers, Thomas R. Cech, Peter J. Burns ; producer, Dennis Liu.
Summary In four thought-provoking presentations, Dr. Ronald M. Evans and Dr. Jeffrey Friedman discuss the complex biological systems that control body weight and energy metabolism--and how a better genetic understanding of these processes could lead researchers to treatments that curb obesity and improve public health.
System Details DVD.
Language Includes English subtitles.
Subject Obesity -- etiology.
Body Weight -- physiology.
Obesity -- prevention & control.
Obesity -- Physiological aspects.
Added Author Evans, Ronald M. (Ronald Mark), 1949-
Friedman, Jeffrey, 1954-
Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Spine Title Obesity
Standard No. NLM 101301237

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