Altered protein secretion links the fatty liver to metabolic disease [ 2014 - 2016 ]

Also known as: Understanding how the fatty liver contributes to diabetes development

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Researchers: Prof Matthew Watt (Principal investigator)

Brief description The liver secretes proteins to alter metabolism in other tissues of the body. Fatty liver is a major feature of obesity and type 2 diabetes. This project aims to understand how fatty liver changes protein secretion and how this impacts on metabolic processes. The outcomes of this project will be the identification of protein biomarkers of fatty liver and the prediction of insulin resistance development in other tissues of the body.

Funding Amount $AUD 415,797.02

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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