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The ‘breakthrough’ obesity drugs that have stunned researchers

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Nature 613, 16-18 (2023)


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  • Clarification 20 September 2023: This article has been clarified to reflect the fact that Jens Juul Holst was one of several scientists to discover and characterize GLP-1, alongside Joel Habener and Daniel Drucker.

  • Clarification 20 September 2023: The previous correction for this article neglected to name Svetlana Mojsov as one of the key scientists who discovered and characterized GLP-1.


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