Learn how insulin-producing beta cells are made, find out about the genetics of diabetes, and hear what it's like living with Type 1 diabetes. Presented by Dr. Brad Hoffman, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UBC; Investigator, Diabetes Research Program, CFRI. | Peter Hurley, MSc Student, Hoffman Lab, CFRI. (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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