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