February 1, 2021

LTOR publishes “Obesity Pharmacotherapy is Effective in the Veterans Affairs Patient Population: A Local and Virtual Cohort Study”


November 2, 2020

José chairs the Obesity and COVID-19 symposium at virtual Obesity Week 2020.

November 1, 2020

LTOR collaborates with the Mueller lab at NYU Endocrinology to publish “PPARγ agonists delay age-associated metabolic disease and extend longevity.”



May 22, 2020

LTOR collaborates with Sean Heffron’s group in NYU Cardiology to publish “Lipoprotein insulin resistance score in nondiabetic patients with obesity after bariatric surgery.”


September 11, 2019

Dr. Aleman discusses his work at NYU School of Medicine Grand Rounds.

August 30, 2019

LTOR receives grant funding from the National Institutes of Health! K08-DK117064 Metabolic Flux Analysis of Obesity-Associated Inflammation in Weight Loss. The principal goal of this study is to understand the mechanisms by which lipid release from adipocytes modulates systemic and adipose tissue inflammation in human obesity and weight loss.

September 28, 2018

Franco Vallejo presents a poster at the 3rd NYC Regional Obesity Forum from our early clinical work assessing self-efficacy in medical weight management.

May 1st, 2018

LTOR moves to its new home in NYU Health's new Science Building!

December 6, 2017

José Alemán interviews with Contigo en la Comunidad. (Spanish)

July 5, 2017

Andrew Parziale, MD joins the Alemán lab.

Mar 9, 2017

LTOR is part of the NYULMC AHA Strategically Focused Obesity Research Network Center.

Feb 6, 2017

Akankasha Tiwari joins the Alemán lab as a research affiliate.

Feb 1, 2017

Migdalia Reid - Research Coordinator, joins the Alemán lab.

Dec 19, 2016

Michael Verano - Lab Technician/Lab Manager, joins the Alemán Lab

Nov 15, 2016

José Alemán moves into Alexandria West Tower, room 640.