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Current Projects

Project STAR (R01DK119244; PI: Ross, KM)

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Project STAR is a 16-week lifestyle weight loss program followed by a 20-month smartphone-based support program designed to help maintain weight loss. As of October 2022, we have completed recruitment into the initial weight loss program and are no longer recruiting additional participants.


If you are a participant in Project STAR and have questions for the study team, contact us at 1-352-273-5235 or email us at

Check this page for updates if you are interested in taking part in one of our weight management programs! New studies will be posted on this page as soon as we open recruitment.