In the new issue of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 6264; doi: 10.3390 / ijms21176264) an all-Italian study has just been published in which the discovery of the first linked gene is announced to Lipedema.
The article, entitled Aldo-Keto Reductase 1C1 (AKR1C1) as the First Mutated Gene in a Family with Nonsyndromic Primary Lipedema,
it is also available online by clicking here and can be downloaded in PDF.
Heartfelt congratulations to prof. Michelini and the doctors Pietro Chiurazzi, Valerio Marino, Daniele Dell’Orco, Elena Manara, Mirko Baglivo, Alessandro Fiorentino, Paolo Enrico Maltese, Michele Pinelli, Karen Louise, Herbst, Astrit Dautaj and Matteo Bertelli co-authors of the important discovery