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Type 1 diabetes
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The D-Challenge

Winners include teams from: La Jolla Institute, Harvard, Stanford, MUSC, UCSF, UMICHIGAN and UFDI


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Richard Benninger PhD of Barbara Davis Center CO, 1/25 @ 10am PDT

Is there a pulsatile pacemaker in islet cells, or not?

ask the expert : digital cafe meet up
Emma Hamilton-Watkins PhD The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, 2/1 @ 3 PM PT

Targeting the gut microbiota– a new therapy for T1D?

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State Of The Science 2022

Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes
Type 1 diabetes
The physiological role of β-cell heterogeneity in pancreatic islet function; Benninger et. al. 2022.
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Ekaterine Bershivili MD, PhD

Senior Scientist at University of Geneva

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University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology

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University of California San Francisco

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Harvard University

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University of Florida

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