14 Jul 2019

Professor Lora Heisler: Key to solving obesity lies in the brain

From Sunday Morning, 11:04 am on 14 July 2019

Newly-released research has revealed a way to harness the target of the brain chemical serotonin to combat the obesity and diabetes epidemics. Professor Lora Heisler is Chair of Human Nutrition at the Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen and studies the precise region of the brain that regulates both appetite and blood sugar. She joins the show to discuss this breakthrough. 

Dr Lora Heisler

Dr Lora Heisler Photo: Supplied