An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

FRIEDMAN, Jeffrey M.

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Positional cloning of the mouse obese gene and its human homologue.

Nature, 372, 425-432, 1994.

Discovery of the hormone leptin and its role in regulating body weight. Friedman and associates subsequently found that injections of the encoded protein, leptin, decrease body weight of mice by reducing food intake and increasing energy expenditure. With Ricardo Proenca, Margherita Maffei, Marissa Barone, and Lori Leopold.



Subjects: ENDOCRINOLOGY, Obesity Research, WOMEN in Medicine & the Life Sciences, Publications About