$1.5M Gift Seeks Cure for Fat Tissue Disorders

To aid the study of potential genetic, metabolic and hormonal causes behind the accumulation of atypical fat tissue, University of Arizona alumna Felicitie Daftuar has provided a $1.5 million gift through the Lipedema Foundation, of which she is the founder and executive director. The money is to be used as seed funding to establish a new Treatment, Research and Education of Adipose Tissue, or TREAT, Program at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson. Read full article here.