Research Lab Results for metabolic homeostasis
Guang William Wong LabPrincipal Investigator:
Guang Wong, Ph.D.
The Wong Lab seeks to understand mechanisms employed by cells and tissues to maintain metabolic... homeostasis. We are currently addressing how adipose- and skeletal muscle-derived hormones (adipokines and myokines), discovered in our lab, regulate tissue crosstalk and signaling pathways to control energy metabolism. We use transgenic and knockout mouse models, as well as cell culture systems, to address the role of the CTRP family of hormones in physiological and disease states. We also aim to identify the receptors that mediate the biological functions of CTRPs. view moreResearch Areas: energy metabolism, insulin resistance, hormones, diabetes, metabolic homeostasis