Knocking Out Key Protein in Mice Boosts Insulin Sensitivity

By knocking out a key regulatory protein, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland dramatically boosted insulin sensitivity in lab mice, an achievement that opens a new door for drug development and the treatment of diabetes…. Read the full story from the UCSD Newsroom

Dr. Jerrold Olefsky

Senior author of the study is Jerrold M. Olefsky, MD, pictured above. Dr. Olefsky is Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs, UC San Diego Health Sciences, and Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.  | Read the summary of the study report in Cell