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Pappajohn Biomedical Institute

Seeking to understand the fundamentals of biology and disease and to extend our discoveries into real-life applications that improve human health

About the Institute

John and Mary Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building

From the PBI Director

The Pappajohn Biomedical Institute (PBI) is a scientific community seeking to understand the fundamentals of biology and disease and to extend our discoveries into real-life applications that improve human health.

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Tweaking muscle metabolism prevents obesity and diabetes in mice

Mildly stressing muscle metabolism boosts levels of a beneficial hormone that prevents obesity and diabetes in mice, according to a new study by PBI researchers. More

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