Rachana Haliyur

Raymond Blind, PhD, left, Xin Tong, PhD, Rachana Haliyur, PhD, and Marcela Brissova, PhD, are part of a research team that discovered new information about the cellular dysfunction that occurs with a rare form of diabetes.

Study points to alternate therapy for rare form of diabetes

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers say an unexpected finding during the cellular analysis of human pancreatic tissue has revealed new information about a rare type of diabetes and underscores the importance of genetic testing for some individuals diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.