TH human islet

Optical clearing and Lighsheet imaging human islets

Recently published paper with Drs. Tang and Jessup delineate islet innervation in humans. Sympathetic fibers (TH+) were observed in islets from controls and patients with T1D and the TH+ fibers […]

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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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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.”