The primary research focus of the Kong Lab is characterizing adipose tissue biology, especially reveals in genetic factors controlling fat tissue behavior, which influences energy homeostasis, metabolic processes, and the development of obesity.
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Read more about our research projects or check out our key publications. The Kong Lab is part of the Metabolism Research Theme at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
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