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Lynnette Leidy Sievert FRS '05 & '09, Receives $230,000 NSF Grant to Study if Brown Adipose Tissue Affects Menopause

Lynnette Leidy Sievert has received a three-year, $230,678 National Science Foundation grant to study whether brown adipose tissue – a type of fat that generates heat – may be a factor associated with hot flashes in women. The project will focus on peri-menopausal and early postmenopausal women aged 45-55, during the cold months – late October to early April – in western Massachusetts. .  Read more.