The gut microbiota-adipose tissue axis in the pathogenesis of obesity and its related metabolic disorders: molecular mechanism and clinical implications


Grant Data
Project Title
The gut microbiota-adipose tissue axis in the pathogenesis of obesity and its related metabolic disorders: molecular mechanism and clinical implications
Principal Investigator
Professor Xu, Aimin   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Lam Karen Siu Ling   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Wang Jun   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Amar Jacques   (Co-principal investigator)
Professor Remy Burcelin   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2014-04-01
Completion Date
2017-03-31
Amount
2630976
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Obesity, Gut Microbiota, Adipose tissue inflammation, Adipokines, Insulin Resistance
Discipline
Diabetes/Metabolism,Endocrinology
Panel
Medicine
Sponsor
ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme
HKU Project Code
A-HKU705/13
Grant Type
ANR / RGC Joint Research Scheme
Funding Year
2013/2014
Status
On-going