Energesis Pharmaceuticals, Co-Founded by Sirtris Pharmaceuticals (SIRT) Veteran, Seeks to Tap Power of "Good Fat" in Fighting Obesity and Diabetes  
11/3/2010 6:59:22 AM

Xconomy -- It’s a case of good fat versus bad fat. Scientists have discovered recently that so-called brown fat, long known to be present in animals and human infants, might also play an important role in the metabolic functions of adult humans. Now Energesis Pharmaceuticals, a Boston-area startup, wants to use its founders’ knowledge of this phenomenon to develop drugs for obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.