Stephen Farmer

Professor, Biochemistry

Professor, Biochemistry

Research Interests & Expertise:
Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease
Metabolic perturbations contributing to the expansion of adipose depots
Expansion of white adipose (WAT)  tissue depots particularly the intra-abdominal depots contribute to insulin resistance and inflammation that lead to type 2 diabetes
Oxidation of lipids in brown adipose (BAT)

Websites:
BU Profile
Biochemistry Faculty

Departments & Programs:
Department of Biochemistry