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Neurobiology professor awarded NIH grant to study communication between brain, fat tissue - UMaine News - University of Maine
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Kristy Townsend, an assistant professor of neurobiology at the University of Maine, nearly $713,000 for a two-year study investigating brain-adipose communication and how peripheral nerves in fat tissue function. Townsend is interested in how the brain talks to fat tissue because nerves are important for proper control of …