Hormone Laboratory Research Group

Hormone Lab Research group 2017



The Hormone Laboratory research group has a primary focus on obesity, diabetes, breast cancer and stem cells. We are particularly interested in identifying biomarkers that can predict disease development and responsiveness to therapy.

Professor Gunnar Mellgren is head of the research group, and Prof. Jørn V. Sagen, Dr. Simon Dankel and Dr. Johan Fernø are also principle investigators.

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Genetics and type 2 diabetes

Post doc Simon Dankel and Prof. Gunnar Mellgren in the Hormone Laboratory research group have contributed to a study on the mechanisms by which genetic variants promote type 2 diabetes.