Islet microvasculature

Islet Microvascular is Altered with Loss of Beta-Cells in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes

Recent studies from the lab show decreased islet vessel diameter and increased tortuosity after loss of all beta-cells in a given islet from donors with type 1 diabetes. Link

Dr. Martha L. Campbell-Thompson, DVM, PhD

Dr. Campbell-Thompson is a member of the UF Diabetes Institute.

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Our research is primarily focused on translational studies for restoring beta cell function in Type 1 Diabetes. High Resolution 3D Imaging of the Human Pancreas Neuro-insular Network- Jove 2018, in […]

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UF researchers release publication on the influence of type 1 diabetes on pancreatic weight

UFDI faculty and a University of Miami researcher found that “reduced pancreas weight allows for comparisons across a wide range of donor ages by eliminating confounding variables.”