Researchers identify a new approach to turning on the heat in energy-burning fat cells
Researchers have discovered a new signaling pathway that prompts one type of fat cells to convert fat into heat.
Second cohort of Michigan Life Sciences Fellows expands the program’s reach and impact
Meet the newest MLSF fellows, who are investigating important questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.
Receptor proteins that respond to nicotine may help fat cells burn energy, researchers find
The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism.
New system can measure how fat cells start burning energy
A team of researchers has developed a new system to measure how fat cells can be activated to burn energy.
U-M study reveals how cinnamon turns up the heat on fat cells
How a common holiday spice — cinnamon — might be enlisted in the fight against obesity
Researchers identify factors driving brown fat development
How a network of proteins and long noncoding RNA work together to push fat cells into fat-burning mode