At Length with Steve Scher

At Length with Bruce Blumberg

Prior to his Weight & Wellness series lecture, Obesogens: How Chemical Exposure May Cause Obesity, Dr. Bruce Blumberg, sat down for a conversation with At Length host Steve Scher, ’87.

Recorded on May 5, 2015.
Weight & Wellness Poster

Poster from the Weight & Wellness lecture series. Click to enlarge.

Bruce Blumberg, Ph.D., B.S., is professor of Developmental and Cell Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Blumberg and his colleagues originated the obesogen hypothesis, which holds that developmental exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals can have an effect on the development of obesity and diabetes over time. Dr. Blumberg was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2012.

In this conversation with Steve Scher, Dr. Blumberg discusses obesogens, the hormone-disrupting chemicals that seem to change human metabolism.

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