Assessment of mitochondrial function in a mouse model of obesity and type 2 diabetes

Research Opportunity
Honours
Number of Honour Places Available
1
Department
Medicine and Radiology
Location
Austin Health
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
A/Prof Sof Andrikopoulos sof@unimelb.edu.au Personal web page

Project Details

The aim of this study is to investigate the contribution of mitochondrial dysfunction to the type 2 diabetes phenotype of the New Zealand Obese (NZO) mouse. Techniques: Assessment of mitochondrial oxidative capacity and ROS production in muscle, liver and pancreatic β-cells from NZO mice.


School Research Themes

Cardiometabolic



Research Opportunities

Honours
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Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

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Department

Medicine and Radiology

Research Node

Austin Health

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