NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Interleukin Genetics will collaborate with Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System to study the role of certain genes in obesity, the company said today.
 
The aim of the project is to develop genetic tests that will indicate a patient's inherited
resistance to weight loss "and, more specifically, gauge a patient's likelihood of success with diet and other weight loss techniques," the company said. 

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