U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch

Marc L. Reitman, M.D., Ph.D., Chief


Patents, materials, and other research resources appear below. Some resources may be available for use through Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) or licensing agreements.

Resource Name Description
Use of leptin for treating human lipoatrophy and method of determining predisposition to said treatment (U.S. Patent Application Number 20070099836)

Leptin, leptin analogs, and leptin derivatives are used to treat patients with lipoatrophy. Leptin is effective against conditions of lipoatrophy for both genetic and acquired forms of the disease. A therapeutically effective amount of leptin can be…

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Clinical Trials

Open studies conducted by NIDDK Principal Investigators appear below that are currently recruiting, not yet recruiting, or available for expanded access.