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What unsolved research questions are currently under investigation in your laboratory?

We are asking how neonates accumulate vitamin A stores, and whether maternal dietary supplementation is effective to improve vitamin A status?
We are also investigating "lean" non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and asking how omega-3 fatty acids can prevent, and reverse NAFLD after its development.

What novel equipment and/or experimental models are currently in use in your research program?

Transcriptomics combined with metabolomics analyses.

Do you have a need for a collaborator on an ongoing or new project? If so, what type of expertise are you looking for?

We are collaborating across campus and with Huck cores.