Ember Therapeutics Announces Cell Publication of Key Data Showing TRPV4 Inhibition Activates Brown/Beige Fat and Protects Against Obesity, Inflammation and Insulin Resistance

Published: Sep 27, 2012

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ember Therapeutics, Inc., a company harnessing breakthroughs in brown fat biology and insulin sensitization to revolutionize the treatment of metabolic disease, today announced the publication of key preclinical data demonstrating that inhibition of the Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid (TRPV) family of ion channels - specifically TRPV4 - resulted in activation of brown/beige fat and protection from diet-induced obesity, inflammation and insulin resistance. Ember holds an exclusive option to license these TRPV4 findings and technology.

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