Heat map of thermogenic fat cells (artistic rendering)
June 12, 2020

Researchers have discovered a new signaling pathway that prompts one type of fat cells to convert fat into heat.

Michigan Life Sciences Fellow Mo Siddiq, Ph.D.
May 23, 2019

Meet the newest MLSF fellows, who are investigating important  questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.

May 21, 2018

The same proteins that moderate nicotine dependence in the brain may be involved in regulating metabolism.

February 2, 2018

A team of researchers has developed a new system to measure how fat cells can be activated to burn energy. 

LSI building
December 31, 2017

A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2017.

Jun Wu
November 21, 2017

How a common holiday spice — cinnamon — might be enlisted in the fight against obesity

 

colorful fat cells
August 7, 2017

How a network of proteins and long noncoding RNA work together to push fat cells into fat-burning mode

LSI building
December 31, 2015

A round-up of media stories about LSI research and researchers from 2015.