Joel Elmquist, professor of internal medicine and pharmacology at UT Southwestern and senior author the study. This discovery tells us that drugs that affect serotonin action can have anti-diabetic actions independent of body weight and food. .. The findings, this week published online in Nature Neuroscience, also offer a potential explanation for why people prescribed certain kinds of anti – psychotic drugs, the serotonin signaling affects sometimes problems with their metabolism, including weight gain and the development diabetes.
For more information on participation, sponsoring or a poster, please visit theABOUT GTCBioGTCBio organizes conferences specifically for the biomedical and biopharmaceutical industries. Our goal is to facilitate the exchange of biopharmaceutical and biomedical intelligence between industry leaders, academic and government organizations and the financial community.This Alkermes Alkermes Incorporated. Pettinati was support for research from Alkermes to Penn at Penn, and it is also a of external advisor to the company.