9th Colloque Medecine et Recherche of La Fondation Ipsen in the Series Endocrinology: "Novel Insights in Adipose Cell Functions"
12/14/2009 9:17:20 AM
PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The ninth Colloque Médecine et Recherche of la Fondation Ipsen devoted to Endocrinology, held in Paris on December 4, 2009, has reviewed the recent progress in understanding the regulation of fat storage in the body and the consequences of the breakdown of this regulation. Among these breakdowns of regulation are insulin resistance leading to type-2 diabetes; cardio-vascular disease and stroke, kidney failure and cancer. The meeting has been organised by Karine Clément (Institut des Cordeliers, Paris, France), Bruce Spiegelman (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA) and Yves Christen (la Fondation Ipsen, Paris, France) and thirteen leading scientists have presented their latest research.
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