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Johns Hopkins AHA Obesity Center

Part of the AHA Strategically Focused Research Network 


Center Specific Aims

Aim 1 will be to investigate the effects of time-restricted feeding on obesity and cardiometabolic outcomes, through the conduct of the basic, clinical and population projects described below.

Aim 2 will be to train a cadre of translational researchers in obesity and CVD research through a specially designed Training Program.

Aim 3 will be to participate fully in the AHA SFRN Program, and develop robust new collaborations across already funded Centers, including with the Hopkins Go Red for Women Center, and with the new Obesity Centers. (See Center Collaboration Section for details.)


Basic Project PI: Rexford S. Ahima, MD, PhD
Clinical Project PI: Nisa M. Maruthur, MD, MHS
Population Project PI: Wendy Bennett, MD, MPH

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