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Molecular Metabolic Regulation

Research Topic

The aim of our research is to elucidate the molecular etiology and pathogenesis of obesity-related metabolic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD), and metabolic carcinogenesis using animal and cellular models, and to establish new therapeutic strategies through the identification of drug targets. Our current research interests are listed below.

Main Staff

Director Michihiro Matsumoto
Division Chief, Division of Molecular and Cellular Metabolism Michihiro Matsumoto
Senior Research Fellows Masaru Mitsushima
Takao Naganuma
Research Fellows Toshiya Matsukawa
Research Students Hiroyuki Yano
Research Assistants Karin Endo
Hiroko Kobayashi
Research Institute
Diabetes Research Center
The Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology
International virus infectious disease research center
Project Research
National Center for Global Health and Medicin