James Law

James Law

Dec 14, 2015

Group 6 Copy 46
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Diabetes in childhood is life changing, needing daily insulin injections to get strict blood sugar control & prevent heart disease & early death.

    Specialized "brown fat" cells regulate blood sugars & may hold the key to future treatments. They burn sugar & fat, improving metabolic health & obesity, but no one has found a good way to trigger this in humans.

    Our lab-grown human brown fat cells will behave like those in the body, speeding discovery of possible treatments & human trials for diabetes & obesity.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How is the environment affecting fungal pathogen abundance and incidence in leatherback sea turtle nests?

    We will correlate environmental conditions and how they affect fungal pathogen abundance in leatherback...

    Are cryptic characteristics preventing the protection of two similar Sphingidae moths?

    This project is aimed at understanding the morphological differences between two species of Sphingidae...

    How do reef protection and overfishing affect a coral's microbiome?

    Coral reefs are declining worldwide due to numerous local and global threats. No-take marine reserves are...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 31 people