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Nutrient Sensing and Adipocyte Signaling Laboratory


  • Thomas Gettys, Ph.D.
  • Kirsten Stone, PhD


The goal of this laboratory is to investigate the underlying signaling mechanisms that link dietary methionine restriction to enhancement of insulin sensitivity.


The Adipocyte Signaling lab investigates central mechanisms regulating SNS outflow to adipose tissue, mechanisms of SNS-dependent remodeling of adipose tissue, and functional consequences of adipose tissue remodeling