Blair Perry was interviewed by National Geographic in article titled “Hibernating bears could hold a clue to treating diabetes” regarding his recent work published with Michael Saxton in iScience. Their work identified 8 key proteins that prevent bears from developing diabetes despite massive weight fluctuations and seasonal insulin resistance. Great work, Blair! There has been other exciting press on the article:
National Geographic UK: http://ct.moreover.com/?a=48849322265&p=1pl&v=1&x=JZDgFRLp2U4UUKWVeBxNhQ
BioWorld (requires paid subscription): https://www.bioworld.com/articles/689889-research-identifies-proteins-that-let-sleeping-bears-lie?v=preview
PC: Robert Hubner, Washington State University.