Developmental origins of endocrine disease

The environment each of us was exposed early in life, even in the womb, matters for our long term health. The mechanisms involved are not well understood, but the impacts include endocrine diseases – especially diabetes. Check this out: the Journal of Endocrinology is publishing a special edition focused on the developmental origins of endocrine disease. Our lab contributes the lead original research article in the edition, which is reviewed in the issue’s main editorial.