Jung Dae Kim 1, Francesca Copperi 1, Sabrina Diano 1*
1Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States.
*Corresponding author : Sabrina Diano
Beyond their role as brain immune cells, microglia act as metabolic sensors in response to changes in nutrient availability, thus playing a role in energy homeostasis. This review will highlight the evidence and challenges of studying the role of microglia in metabolism regulation.