Professor Michael Cowley

Institute: Monash University
Current Project

Activation of the cold receptor system in overweight humans improves cardiovascular outcomes?

Cardiovascular diseases develop in obese patients and it is estimated that 80% of essential hypertension develops as a consequence of excess body weight. We have discovered that we can pharmacologically activate the cold system (the same system that is activated with physical cold) to induce substantial weight loss in obese…

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