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Type 1 diabetes
the sugar science presents

State Of The Science

mitochondrial & pro-hormone
dysfunction in beta cells

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Patricia Aparicio-Domingo, PhD-research lead-immunology ABCAM- JULY 20 -10am PDT

Supporting type 1 diabetes research with sustainable, validated, and consistent reagents

dkNET Academy
A new collaboration between thesugarscience and dkNET which will provide engaging content and training on the vast collection of dkNET tools.

Featuring the D-Challenge

Strategies for durable β cell replacement in type 1 diabetes; Stabler 2021.
Weigh in on our paper of the week @ journal club forum

Stay up to date on the newest and most popular t1d related papers

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Maike Sander MD (UCSD) July 22 @ 10am PDT

Building human stem cell models to study beta cell demise in type 1 diabetes.

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Ekaterine Berishivili MD PhD

“The time for scientists working alone is over, collaboration is key”

Ekaterine Bershivili MD, PhD

Senior Scientist at University of Geneva

“the(sugar)science is doing an awesome job by bridging the gap in a very diverse community of scientists working to better treat/look for a cure for people with type 1 diabetes and by curating valuable content for researchers in the field. Such a valuable tool for us!”

José García-Tirado, Phd

University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology

“The ideas that you are discussing as part of the(sugar)science are excellent.”

Matthias Hebrok, PhD

University of California San Francisco

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Douglas Melton, PhD

Harvard University

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Mark Atkinson, PhD

University of Florida

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Jeff Bluestone, PhD

University of California San Francisco