Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Research into endocrinology and metabolism touches upon many of the most important health problems of our time, including diabetes, obesity, hypertension, osteoporosis and hormonal disturbances. The research involves e.g. nutrition, physical activity, anaesthesia and intensive care, drug metabolism, psychiatry, neurology, nephrology and gastroenterology.

Popular science and features

Why some people get fat

Weight gain can, in some cases, be attributed to a reduced ability to metabolise fat, according to Professor Mikael Rydén and colleagues. The researchers are now developing means of measuring the ability to break down fat.

Publication: Weight gain and impaired glucose metabolism in women is predicted by inefficient subcutaneous fat cell lipolysis, Peter Arner, Daniel P Andersson, Jesper Bäckdahl, Ingrid Dahlman, Mikael Rydén, Cell Metabolism, online 31 May 2018.