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Science of fat / produced by Sutherland Media Productions, Inc., for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. .

Evans, Ronald M. (Ronald Mark), 1949- Understanding fat : syndrom X and beyond. (Added Author). Evans, Ronald M. (Ronald Mark), 1949- Balancing the fat equation. (Added Author). Friedman, Jeffrey, 1954- Deconstructing obesity. (Added Author). Friedman, Jeffrey, 1954- Exploring obesity : from the depths of the brain to the far Pacific. (Added Author). Howard Hughes Medical Institute. (Added Author). Sutherland Media Productions. (Added Author). Executive producers, Thomas R. Cech, Peter J. Burns ; producers, Ann DeStefano Sutherland, Dennis W.C. Liu ; director, Wally Ashby ; editor, Charlie Dungan. (Cast).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola DVD INFO (Text) 33118000176685 Adult: DVD Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library DVD 616 SCI (Text) 78731000472593 NF DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 323 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Version 1.2.
  • Publisher: Chevy Chase, Md. : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note: Lectures given December 2004.
The discs include: Four full-length presentations; detailed chapter search by scientific topic; direct access to animations; interviews with the speakers; special features on molecular structures of fat, fat metabolism, and measuring obesity.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Lecture 1. Deconstructing obesity / Jeffrey M. Friedman -- Lecture 2. Understanding fat: syndrome X and beyond / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 3. Balancing the fat equation / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 4. Exploring obesity: from the depths of the brain to the far Pacific / Jeffrey M. Freidman.
Disc 2. Discussion sessions and interviews.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Executive producers, Thomas R. Cech, Peter J. Burns ; producers, Ann DeStefano Sutherland, Dennis W.C. Liu ; director, Wally Ashby ; editor, Charlie Dungan.
Participant or Performer Note: Lectures presented by Dr. Ronald M. Evans and Dr. Jeffrey Friedman.
Summary, etc.: Dr. Ronald M. Evans and Dr. Jeffrey Friedman discuss the complex biological systems that control body weight and energy metabolism, and how a better genetic understanding of these processes could lead researchers to treatments that curb obesity and improve public health. Includes an additional 9 animations and 3 videoclips.
System Details Note: DVD.
Language Note: Includes English subtitles.
Subject: Obesity.
Obesity > Physiological aspects.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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