Helping people living with rare genetic disorders of obesity

The Genetic Obesity Project is dedicated to improving the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of severe obesity that is caused by specific genetic defects–particularly rare genetic disorders that result in life-threatening obesity.


Patient Stories
Single genetic defects along the MC4 pathway that result in early-onset, severe obesity are now identified.


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The Genetic Obesity Project is an initiative of Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The content on this site is intended for use by patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals for informational purposes only and is not intended to be taken as medical advice.
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