Energesis Pharmaceuticals, Co-Founded by Sirtris Pharmaceuticals Veteran, Seeks to Tap Power of "Good Fat" in Fighting Obesity and Diabetes

Published: Nov 03, 2010

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.

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