Areas of Research

Our department looks to conduct meaningful research in our areas of focus. Find information about the broader goals for study within these areas, as well as information on work being done by individual faculty labs.

Lewis Landsberg, MD

Message from the Director, Lewis Landsberg, MD

Obesity is one of the major epidemics of our time. It threatens to lower, for the first time, the life expectancy of our next generation. The root causes are biological, evolutionary, psychological, sociological, economic, and political.