Research

Current research in the lab:

  • Beta cell regeneration for Type 1 Diabetes
  • Neuromodulation of beta cell function
  • Islet inflammation
  • Pancreas in vivo imaging, 2D and 3D imaging and analysis
  • Diabetes and Pancreatic Tumors

Photos

Human islet stained for insulin (red) and glucagon (white)(J. Canzano).

Human islet stained for insulin (red) and glucagon (white)(J. Canzano).

Human islet with insulitis from Campbell-Thompson, et. al. Diabetes 2016 (A. Fu).

Human islet with insulitis from Campbell-Thompson, et. al. Diabetes 2016 (A. Fu).

Human islets (nPOD 6047) stained for proinsulin (green), insulin (pink) and chromogranin (blue) (L. Zhang).

Human islets stained for proinsulin (green), insulin (pink) and chromogranin (blue) (L. Zhang).

Human islet (nPOD donor 6015) stained for insulin (green), glucagon (blue), and somatostatin (red) (L. Zhang).

Human islet (nPOD donor 6015) stained for insulin (green), glucagon (blue), and somatostatin (red) (L. Zhang).

Mouse islets stained for insulin (red) and somatostatin (green)(L. Zhang).

Mouse islets stained for insulin (red) and somatostatin (green)(L. Zhang).