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Gov. Elect Scott Visits Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona

Florida’s Governor-elect Rick Scott rolled into Orlando’s Medical City to visit Sanford-Burnham as the final stop on a five-day, statewide tour to discuss jobs and economic development. Dr. Daniel Kelly, scientific director of Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona, showed the governor-elect around Sanford-Burnham’s Florida campus, which researches diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Kelly explained his research on energy metabolism in muscles, which was recently published in the journal Cell Metabolism, and then introduced Dr. Philip Wood, who surprised the governor-elect by presenting him with a five-pound model of fat as he explained the medical complications that arise from obesity.

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