The journey of FAT (Fabulous/Frustrated Adipose Tissue)

explored by Dr Jon Whitehead

Monday February 13th 2023, 7:00pm-8.30pm

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Venue: the Drill selling tea/coffee/wine/beer and food

The journey of FAT as we progress from hunter gatherer to couch potato.

Join us for a discussion about the formerly heralded, often misunderstood, sometimes ignored, and now much-maligned, FAT controller. Understand more about how this Fabulous dynamic energy store changed from being a promoter of health and wellbeing to a Frustrated driver of most, if not all, 21st Century diseases.

Dr Jon Whitehead

Jon joined the University of Lincoln as Professor of Biomedical Biochemistry in 2016. He has worked in Liverpool, Australia and Cambridge in insulin signalling, insulin resistance and obesity. He worked in Australia. His research aims to develop strategies to reduce obesity-related ’21st Century diseases’ such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.