Virginia Tech, Temple University scientists awarded grant to research lipedema, an under-studied disease of fat tissues – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Most of us want to get rid of fat. Jennifer Munson and Evangelia Bellas just want to understand that. Most of us want to get rid of fat. Jennifer Munson and Evangelia Bellas just want to understand that. Munson, an associate professor at the Fralin Institute for Biomedical Research at the VTC, and Bellas, an … Read more

The unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes – BIOENGINEER.ORG

With almost 10% of the world’s population affected by type 2 diabetes, it is a major public health problem. Excessive sedentary lifestyle and too high-calorie diet encourage the development of this metabolic disease by changing the work of pancreatic cells and making blood sugar regulation less effective. But fat, often cited as the ideal culprit, … Read more