Posted 9/21/2013

The ASMBS Research Committee was formed to advance the science and understanding of metabolic and bariatric surgery through research. It is accomplishing its goal by evaluating the increasing number of grant requests from ASMBS members and awarding ASMBS Foundation research dollars to the most promising studies and investigators.

connect recently interviewed ASMBS Research Committee Chair Dr. Ranjan Sudan, Vice Chair of Education, Department of Surgery at Duke University, to learn more about the changing nature of research into obesity and metabolic and bariatric surgery, how the 30-member committee selects grant recipients, and how the committee is working to transform the BOLD database into a more effective and accessible research tool for ASMBS members.

*Read the full interview on connect