In the online May 2 issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine publish three distinct articles exploring:
- the complex interactions of lipids and inflammation in insulin resistance
- the roles of omega 3 fatty acids and a particular gene in fighting inflammation
- how elevated levels of a particular protein might delay the muscle-destroying effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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Dr. Jerrold Olefsky coauthored two of the three articles published:
- Perspective article: Inflammation and Lipid Signaling in the Etiology of Insulin Resistance – Free full text
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids and GPR120 – Article summary
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.