Saturday, October 16, 2021
Cold Thermogenesis

Does brown fat contribute to cancer cachexia syndrome?

Dr. Anton Becker is an assistant professor in Radiology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Before moving to New York, he obtained a PhD from ETH Zurich in 2019, and was a resident in the Radiology department in the University hospital of Zurich.

Time stamps:
0:00 Introduction
2:42 What is brown fat (BAT)?
6:00 Imaging of BAT?
9:25 Basics of FDG-PET
22:39 Basics of CT
32:29 PET-CT
35:04 Location of BAT in humans
36:35 Cancer Cachexia Syndrome (CCS)
38:06 Does BAT contribute to CCS?
46:27 Outlook on other research related to BAT
48:25 Summary
50:27 QnA


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