UM1 DK072493 – NIH/NIDDK – Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS continuation) (PI: Inge)
The main goals of the Teen-LABS project specifically are to address important gaps in our understanding of the impact of early onset obesity and the outcome of bariatric surgery in adolescents compared to adults. As such, Teen-LABS investigate relationships between duration of obesity, subject characteristics, comorbid conditions, serologic markers, and medical, surgical, and behavioral outcomes.
R01 DA033415-01A1 – NIH/NIDA – Tracking Adolescents After Bariatric Surgery; Substance, HIV and Suicide Risks (PI: Zeller)
The focus of the proposed study (TeenView 3), is the longer-term (36, 48-month) observation of postoperative weight and psychosocial trajectories for adolescents during the transition to young adulthood, as well as a more comprehensive testing of relevant risk and protective factors affecting the pathway from bariatric surgery to engagement in high-risk behaviors.
R01 DK080020 – NIH/NIDDK – Adolescent Bariatrics: Controlled Longitudinal Study of Psychosocial Development (PI: Zeller)
The goal of this study is provide evidence of the short- and longer-term benefits of adolescent surgical intervention and the unique or emerging risk factors associated with adolescent bariatric surgery that may impact health in the emerging adulthood years.