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Beta cell regeneration

May. 20, 2021—Vanderbilt researchers dissected the complex microenvironment of the pancreatic islet to discover the signals that drive beta cell regeneration — as a possible treatment for diabetes.

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Therapeutic targets for diabetes

May. 3, 2017—Vanderbilt investigators have identified novel regulators of insulin-producing beta-cell proliferation and survival, suggesting new targets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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Beta cell link to fasting glucose

Jan. 22, 2015—New findings explain why variation in a particular gene is the most important determinant of fasting blood glucose levels in humans.

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