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Cassie Robertson, PhD University of Virginia Oct 5 (10amPDT)

Discovery, fine mapping, and functional characterization of genetic susceptibility loci in type 1 diabetes

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Ester Caffarel-Salvador PhD (MIT), October 12 (10amPDT)

Oral Insulin: NOVEL DEVICES.

Far-red light-activated human islet-like designer cells enable sustained fine-tuned secretion of insulin for glucose control; Yu et. al. 2021.
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