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The Capital Region of Denmark - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital

Rasmus Ribel-Madsen

(Former)

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Expertises

Design, management and conduct of integrative physiological studies;

Physiological measurements of glucose and lipid metabolism;

Exercise training and dietary interventions;

Studies of gene regulation and expression in tissues and cells;

Studies of genetic disease risk;

University teaching in pathophysiology, cell biology and histology.

Main research areas

Early metabolic defects in type 2 diabetes and obesity;

Characterization of the metabolic adaptations of adipose and muscle tissue to foetal nutrition as well as to exercise and diet interventions in adult life.

Current research

Role of subcutaneous adipose tissue expandability in prevention of ectopic fat storage;

Role of functional food products to improve subcutaneous adipose tissue function;

Skeletal muscle stem cell activation by exercise training;

Characterization of type 2 diabetes and obesity genes in muscle and adipose tissue.

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