Bernal-Mizrachi shares perspective on the relationship between vitamin D supplements and obesity 

On January 17, Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD was featured in a recent Healio article, titled “Adults with overweight, obesity may have decreased response to vitamin D supplements.”  The article discusses a post hoc analysis of data from a VITAL trial. Specifically, how the effect of vitamin D supplements on 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels could be weakened for those […]

Crewe publishes research on the effects of adipocyte mesenchymal transition on mammary tumors 

On September 13, 2022, Clair Crewe, PhD and colleagues had their work titled “Adipocyte mesenchymal transition contributes to mammary tumor progression,” published in “Cell Reports.”  “Obesity is associated with increased cancer incidence and progression.” There is a need for more research in understanding the mechanistic relationship between adiposity and cancer.  In the study, Crewe and […]

Bernal-Mizrachi receives Biomedical Laboratory R&D CSI Award 

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD was recently named the recipient of the Veterans Affairs Biomedical Laboratory R&D Senior Clinician Scientist Investigator Award by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for his project titled “Vitamin D and Development Origins of Obesity and Insulin Resistance.”  The award recognizes outstanding senior biomedical laboratory research and development clinician-scientists. It provides senior […]