Desiree Wanders, Ph.D.

Department/Laboratory:
Nutrient Sensing and Adipocyte Signaling

Education:
PhD, 2012, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

Mentor:
Gettys, Thomas W.

Current Research:
Role of UCP1 in the inter-organ lipid cycle engaged by dietary methionine restriction.

Other Research Interests:
Mechanisms of development of obesity-related pathologies, including inflammation, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia and development of novel therapies to treat them; Adipose tissue inflammation and effects of inflammation on health.