Peter Arner

Peter Arner
Department of Medicine, Huddinge
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Dietary fat, body weight control and links between obesity and cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is a major health problem in Europe, causing 50% or more of all deaths at considerable cost to health services. Obesity is a growing problem in Europe, and as the population becomes more obese so an increase in obesity-related diseases, especially cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, is to be expected. Therefore a better understanding of the origins and treatment of these common conditions must be important both in public health terms and in terms of advice to, or treatment of, the individual.

5 Selected publications:

Tumor necrosis factor alpha and regulation of adipose tissue. Arner E, Rydén M, Arner P. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 25;362(12):1151-3. No abstract available.

Adipocyte turnover:  relevance to human adipose tissue morphology. Arner E, Westermark PO, Spalding KL, Britton T, Rydén M, Frisén J, Bernard S, Arner P. Diabetes. 2010 Jan;59(1):105-9. Epub 2009 Oct 21.

Evidence for an important role of CIDEA in human cancer cachexia. Laurencikiene J, Stenson BM, Arvidsson Nordström E, Agustsson T, Langin D, Isaksson B, Permert J, Rydén M, Arner P. Cancer Res. 2008 Nov 15;68(22):9247-54.

Dynamics of fat cell  turnover in humans. Spalding KL, Arner E, Westermark PO, Bernard S, Buchholz BA, Bergmann O, Blomqvist L, Hoffstedt J, Näslund E, Britton T, Concha H, Hassan M, Rydén  M, Frisén J, Arner P. Nature. 2008 Jun 5;453(7196):783-7.

Vascular peptide  endothelin-1 links fat accumulation with alterations of visceral adipocyte lipolysis. van Harmelen V, Eriksson A, Aström G, Wåhlén K, Näslund E, Karpe F, Frayn  K, Olsson T, Andersson J, Rydén M, Arner P. Diabetes. 2008 Feb;57(2):378-86. Epub 2007 Nov 19.