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Experts in the News: Yuji Ikeno co-authors research on why visceral fat increases with age in Cell Metabolism

Dec 18
2019

Experts in the News: Yuji Ikeno co-authors research on why visceral fat increases with age in Cell Metabolism View MoreBACK

On December 5, 2019, Cell Metabolism published research co-authored by AFAR expert Yuji Ikeno, MD, PhD. The study explroes why visceral fat increases with age and points to new treatment possibilities for improving metabolic health.

Dr. Ikeno is a 2000 Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award recipient. He is also a Professor of Pathology at the University of Texas Health in San Antonio.

Read the research, “Aging Induces an NIrp3 Inflammasome-Dependent Expansion of Adipose B Cells That Impairs Metabolic Homeostasis”, here.

Read a summary of the research, “Research Brief: Study shows why visceral fat increases with age and impairs metabolism,” here.





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