Southwest Primate Center "Celebrates" 10 Years

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Comuzzie, a nationally prominent obesity researcher and geneticist at Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, recently induced metabolic syndrome — risk factors associated with the human epidemic of diabetes and heart disease — by making the baboons' high-fat diet tastier and adding a sweet drink flavored with high-fructose corn syrup. This place is celebrating its 10th year with ground-breaking research into what makes us all fat. By destroying the health of baboons with fast food.