OB-GYN Professor Receives Acclaim for Obesity Study

Lead study author explains how it could affect OB-GYN care

Professor James McManaman, Ph.D., vice-chairman of research for the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Department is the subject of worldwide attention as the lead author of a study discovering that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding he and his colleagues believe may be replicated in humans

Among various print and broadcast outlets, 9News Denver aired a report on this breakthrough research.