Dr. Sarah Stanley and Dr. Alexandra Alvarsson discuss the use of whole-organ assessment for the comprehensive examination of pancreatic innervation, revealing close interactions between nerves and islets and dynamic regulation of islet innervation in diabetes.
Michael Czech, PhD discusses adipose tissue "browning" as a treatment for metabolic disease, and presents recent data using light sheet microscopy to visualize functional changes in adipose tissue depots.
OBESITY SERIES 2020: Dr. Fred Beasley provides an overview of study design, criteria for defining your study aim and expert advice for selecting the ideal rodent model for your preclinical obesity research.
Experts discuss the synergies and implementation of state-of-the-art hybrid PET/MR technology and the new avenues of exploration it affords in the fields of neuroscience, cancer, and metabolic disease through to dual molecular probe development.
OBESITY SERIES 2020: Lora Heisler, PhD discusses the unique brain circuits that are controllers of body weight, reviews how our genes impact our waistline and explains how obesity medications leverage basic neurobiology to reduce hunger and decrease body weight.
Tonya Coulthard discusses the SuperArgus PET/CT systems, reviewing both basic and unique imaging capabilities, including real-time imaging of awake animals as well as multiplexed PET imaging of standard and non-standard isotopes.
Jordan Fuqua discusses how autophagy and proteolytic processes are regulated in skeletal muscle, specifically looking at ULK1 and ULK2 and their roles in maintaining skeletal muscle homeostasis, morphology, protein aggregate degradation and autophagy.