Obesity in Labrador Retrievers Linked to POMC Gene Deletion

Dr. Eleanor Raffen, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, talks with NEN about her research into obesity and the link with POMC gene deletion.

Interview by Dr. Julie Ann Lough

Raffan E, Dennis RJ, O’Donovan CJ, et al. A Deletion in the Canine POMC Gene Is Associated with Weight and Appetite in Obesity-Prone Labrador Retriever Dogs. Cell Metab. 2016;23(5):893-900.
Allison Kirsop

Author: Allison Kirsop