Scientific highlights

14.10.2020

New paper on cancer cachexia in JCSM

New HDC paper on cancer cachexia published in JCSM as a result of a great collaboration between Julia Zuber, Pauline Morigny, Mauricio Berriel Diaz and Maria Rohm from the Institute for Diabetes and Cancer and Mark Haid from the CF Metabolomics.

Julia Zuber, Maria Rohm, Pauline Morigny and Mauricio Berriel Diaz, IDC.

"We performed lipidomics on plasma of cachexia models and cancer patients and identified specific lipid species as a hallmark of cancer-associated weight loss. These liver-derived ceramides may function as early cachexia biomarkers and affect metabolism during wasting." - Maria Rohm

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jcsm.12626