Beta cell insufficiency, islet amyloid polypeptide amyloidosis, and stem cells + your pancreas. Presented by Dr. Dan Luciani, Scientist, Diabetes, CFRI; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Canadian Diabetes Association Young Investigator in Islet Cell Biology. | Dr. Bruce Verchere, Scientist, Diabetes & Head, Diabetes Research Program, CFRI; Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, UBC; Chair, Irving K. Barber Diabetes Research. | Dr. Francis Lynn, Scientist, Diabetes, CFRI; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Dept. of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, UBC. (2013)
This week's Research Roundup covers medicinal cannabis and autism, the use of CRISPR to reduce transplant rejection, gender's role in adolescent food choices and the connection between early cytomegalovirus infection and allergies.
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