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Marshall University Researcher Wins Award to Study Obesity

by Associated Press

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $10.7 million grant to a Marshall University researcher to study obesity and related conditions.

The five-year grant was awarded to Uma Sundaram, vice dean for research at Marshall’s School of Medicine and a board-certified gastroenterologist.

Sundaram will be the principal investigator and program director of the Appalachian Center for Cellular Transport in Obesity-Related Disorders at the medical school.

Sundaram said in a news release that many diseases which show up in West Virginia and central Appalachia are rooted in the region’s widespread obesity.

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