NIH grant funds research to study how obesity affects insulin action on skeletal muscle

NIH grant funds research to study how obesity affects insulin action on skeletal muscle

hands performing science experiment

Researchers led by David Williamson are trying to understand the role that the protein REDD1 may play in how the body responds to hormones like insulin or cortisol, which could lead to advances in the treatment of obesity, diabetes, and other insulin resistant conditions.

IMAGE: Penn State Harrisburg
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