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Tennessee Researchers Working On An Obesity Drug

Posted on: 9:36 am, February 12, 2013, by , updated on: 06:05pm, February 11, 2013

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(Nashville) Researchers at Vanderbilt University are doing their part to lower the nation’s obesity rate.

Researchers at the Nashville hospital announced today that they have signed a deal with a drug company to develop a new drug for severe obesity.

The goal is to develop a drug that will increase the activity of a chemical compound in the body that regulates weight.

Researchers are hoping to begin testing the drug on people in 2016