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Jo Lewis


Metabolic Research Laboratories




Post Doctoral

Research Summary

The gut endocrine system is emerging as a central player in the control of energy homeostasis and glucose metabolism – we are currently exploring the physiology of products of colonic enteroendocrine L-cells.


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Endocrinology, Neuroscience

Selected Publications

Tanycytes and hypothalamic control of energy metabolism.
doi: 10.1002/glia.23303

Antibody-Mediated Targeting of the FGFR1c Isoform Increases Glucose Uptake in White and Brown Adipose Tissue in Male Mice.
doi: 10.1210/en.2017-00591

FGF21 Is an Insulin-Dependent Postprandial Hormone in Adult Humans.
doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01257

Reduced adiposity attenuates FGF21 mediated metabolic improvements in the Siberian hamster.
doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03607-x

Thyroid hormone and vitamin D regulate VGF expression and promoter activity.
doi: 10.1530/JME-15-0224