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2022 Hormone research

The Hormone Laboratory research group has a primary focus on obesity, diabetes and breast cancer. 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 Professor Jørn V. Sagen, Dr. Simon Dankel and Dr. Johan Fernø are also principal investigators.

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Visit from Kvam High School

Recently two chemistry classes from Kvam high school visited the Hormone Research Laboratory

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Diabetes

Aminoacid transporter uncovered as a possible therapeutic target in type 2 diabetes

Different cellular mechanisms may be behind the development of insulin resistance in obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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Frontiers in Endocrinology

Metabolic and Epigenetic Regulation by Estrogen in Adipocytes

Sex hormones contribute to differences between males and females in body fat distribution and associated disease risk.