On-going Metabolic Projects


Dietary Intervention in Overweight Volunteers

Description : To apply MRI/MRS to determine the changes in both the quantity and quality of visceral fat and organ fat in overweight volunteers.



Adipose Tissue in Maintaining Metabolic Homeostasis

Description : To determine fat distribution and adipose tissue morphology in overweight Chinese men.

Liver Disease in Diabetic Male Patients

Description : To ascertain whether administration of an investigational therapy reduces liver fat content by at least 3% among patients with type II DM as measured by MRI/MRS