Professor Fredrik Karpe

Retained Lecturer in Medicine

Detailed Biography


Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Nuffield Dept of Medicine
Churchill Hospital
Oxford OX3 7LJ

Research Interests

Obesity and adipose tissue function in humans. Complications of obesity. Molecular mechanisms for defects in fat storage and release. Lipid and lipoprotein disorders.

Recent Activities

Downregulation of adipose tissue Fatty Acid trafficking in obesity: a driver for ectopic fat deposition?

DNA methylation of genes in adipose tissue.

Fatty acid metabolism in patients with PPARgamma mutations.