Innovative delivery approaches for combating obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, and other chronic diseases

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Sponsoring College, Department, School or Center: 
College of Health Solutions
Faculty Name: 
Shu Wang
Preferred Skills or Majors: 

Basic research lab skills in molecular biology; cell culture; bacterial culture; animal experience; biochemistry. Students do not have to have all skills. We can train students.

Compensation: 
unpaid
Closing Date: 
March 26, 2022
Location or Campus: 
Downtown
Hours Per Week: 
5-20 hours

Desired Academic Year: 
Junior
Senior
Project Description: 

Dr. Shu Wang’s Research focuses on: Browning white adipose tissue for obesity therapy; Effects of browning white adipose tissue on type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, fatty liver disease and aging; Encapsulating phytochemicals and bioactive compounds into nanoparticles to prevent and treat chronic diseases, especially obesity, cardiovascular disease, and type 2 diabetes; Transdermal delivery of browning agents and other bioactive compounds; Innovative and multidisciplinary delivery approaches for improving the health status.



Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Shu Wang, MD, PhD, FAHA Professor of Nutrition Arizona State University | College of Health Solutions 850 N. 5th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 | Wexford Room 360K 602-496-3349 | shu.wang.10@asu.edu