Lynda M. Brown

**Education and Positions: - Ph.D., Nutrition, University of Maryland, College Park, 2003 **Research Interest: - Sex differences in obesity and central controls of food intake. - Determine the role of estrogen in determining visceral fat as well as the brain's sensitivity to leptin in middle-aged female rats. - Central leptin/insulin resistance and their importance in the metabolic syndrome.

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Metabolic Impact of Sex Hormones on Obesity 2010 1387 Obesity and its associated health disorders and costs are increasing. Men and postmenopausal women have greater risk of developing complications of obesity than younger women. Within the brain, the hypothalamus is an important regulator of energy hom...