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Desiree Wanders, Ph.D.

Nutrient Sensing and Adipocyte Signaling

PhD, 2012, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

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.