Michael is head of physiology in the School of Biomedical Sciences, and a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. He is also a doctor of philosophy (medicine) and has a particular interest in public health, obesity, metabolics and diabetes. Michael was also the Director of the Monash Obesity and Diabetes Institute (MODI), which focuses on developing new therapies for obesity and diabetes. He is particularly interested in why leptin resistance is high in obese people. He's also looking at some of our most dangerous obesity-related diseases.
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Let's talk about fat
What can we do about obesity and all its associated chronic health problems? Professor Michael Cowley says the condition needs to be destigmatised.