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Jens Meldgaard Bruun, MD

Clinical professor

jensbruu@rm.dk
+45 5094 5547

Principal Investigator

Research areas

  • Obesity
  • Nutrition
  • Adipose tissue
  • Inflammation
  • Diabetes

Research description

  • Obesity-related low grade inflammation, with special emphasis on adipose tissue metabolism, inflammation and the interaction between adipocytes and adipose tissue resident macrophages in relation to weight loss.

  • Insulin sensitivity/action, adipose tissue metabolism and body weight in subjects with obesity and/or T2D.

  • Physical activity/inactivity in relation to adipose tissue inflammation and adipose tissue resident macrophages.

  • Nutrition and nutritional intervention in relation to its effects on whole-body metabolism, fat infiltration in the liver (i.e. NAFLD) and inflammation, including insulin sensitivity/action and body weight in subjects with obesity and/or T2D.

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