Assistant Research Scientist, University of Georgia
Chief Scientific Officer, AptoTec, Inc.
President, Biomedical Information Services
- VMD: 1979
- PhD: 1980
- Graduate Group: Anatomy
- Thesis Topic: Role of CNS cholecystokinin in hypothalamic control of food
Dr. Della Fera's primary area of interest is in regulation of energy balance of food intake. In recent years, she has focused on regulation of adipose tissue mass, and, in particular, the effects of natural compounds on adipogenesis, lipolysis, lipogenesis, and adipocyte apoptosis.