Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Impaired methylation alters lipid droplet dynamics in liver and adipose tissue: Role in hepatic steatosis|
Kusum K. Kharbanda
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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The development of fatty liver (steatosis) is an early manifestation of alcoholic liver disease (ALD) that can progress to alcoholic hepatitis and cirrhosis with continued alcohol misuse. Hepatic steatosis is a benign and reversible early stage of ALD. However, fat accumulation is regarded as the “first hit” that leaves the liver more vulnerable to multiple hits leading to ALD progression, and is therefore, a prime target for therapeutic intervention. Our long-term objective is to (i) understand...
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