Ingrid Dahlman group (Unit of Endocrinology with the Lipid laboratory):
The group is focused on pathways in human white adipose tissue linking adiposity to insulin resistance.
The group performs global interrogation of gene and miRNA expression in abdominal subcutaneous white adipose tissue of large patient cohorts in relation to insulin resistance.
Potential new key regulators of adipocyte insulin sensitivity, identified by transcriptome profiling, are evaluated functionally in human fat cells in vitro together with other members of the laboratory. The group members are further interested in the epigenetic regulation of human adipose tissue function.
Keywords: Genetic studies of adipose tissue, obesity and insulin resistance.