We are investigating how lifestyle and genetics influence health, which may lead to new strategies for diabetes and cancer prevention.
We are studying how signaling pathways and metabolism intersect focusing on the insulin/mTOR pathway in diabetes and cancer.
White adipocytes store energy and secrete powerful hormones. Having healthy adipose tissue is essential for good health.
These specialized adipocytes burn energy. Stimulating their activity may reduce body fat and improve metabolic health.
Some adipocytes can switch between storing and burning fat. Understanding the mechanism could lead to new weight loss or diabetes drugs.
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