Katsu Funai

Katsu Funai, PhD

Associate Professor for Physical Therapy & Athletic Training, Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine

University of Utah

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Dr. Funai’s research involves studying the molecular mechanisms that regulate skeletal muscle metabolism. He uses cell culture, mouse models, and clinical studies to understand how lipid molecules mediate the effect that obesity has on cellular homeostasis. His laboratory is located at the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Center at the University of Utah.

For more information on Dr. Funai’s research focus and to view recent publications, visit his lab web page.