Obesity and Metabolism Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA HNRCA at Tufts University
711 Washington Street Room 606
Boston, MA 02111-1524
Phone: (617) 556-3319
Fax: (617) 556-3224
|Education||B.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A. Biology Temple University
Ph.D Biology Temple University
|Research Focus||Potential role(s) of macrophage infiltration of obese adipose tissue in progression towards insulin resistance and type II diabetes|
|Selected Professional Affiliations||NAASO
American Society for Cell Biology
Society for Neuroscience
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
|Strissel KJ, DeFuria J, Shaul ME, Bennett G, Greenberg AS, Obin MS. T-cell recruitment and Th1 polarization in adipose tissue during diet-induced obesity in C57BL/6 mice. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Oct;18(10):1918-25.
Shaul ME, Bennett G, Strissel KJ, Greenberg AS, Obin MS. Dynamic, M2-like remodeling phenotypes of CD11c+ adipose tissue macrophages during high-fat diet--induced obesity in mice. Diabetes. 2010 May;59(5):1171-81.
Miyoshi H, Souza SC, Endo M, Sawada T, Perfield JW 2nd, Shimizu C, Stancheva Z, Nagai S, Strissel KJ, Yoshioka N, Obin MS, Koike T, Greenberg AS. Perilipin overexpression in mice protects against diet-induced obesity. J Lipid Res. 2010 May;51(5):975-82.
Rogers NH, Perfield JW 2nd, Strissel KJ, Obin MS, Greenberg AS. Loss of ovarian function in mice results in abrogated skeletal muscle PPARdelta and FoxO1-mediated gene expression. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Jan 29;392(1):1-3.
DeFuria J, Bennett G, Strissel KJ, Perfield JW 2nd, Milbury PE, Greenberg AS, Obin MS. Dietary blueberry attenuates whole-body insulin resistance in high fat-fed mice by reducing adipocyte death and its inflammatory sequelae. J Nutr. 2009 Aug;139(8):1510-6.
Rogers NH, Perfield JW 2nd, Strissel KJ, Obin MS, Greenberg AS. Reduced energy expenditure and increased inflammation are early events in the development of ovariectomy-induced obesity. Endocrinology. 2009 May;150(5):2161-8.