Dr. Nathaniel Watson is the principal investigator of a federally-funded study researching the relationship between sleep duration and metabolism in identical twins. His research utilizes the
University of Washington Twin Registry
UW Clinical Research Center
to learn if sleep curtailment results in obesity and a pre-diabetic state.
Watson is a UW associate professor in neurology.
If you are a member of an identical twin pair and you are interested in participating in this research, please contact Corinne Hunt at the UW Twin Registry.