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HPAP T1D: Integrated Program for Human Pancreas Analysis (Vanderbilt Univ.)

Contact PI: Al Powers, MD, Vanderbilt University (UC4 DK112232)

Mark Atkinson, PhD, Investigator, University of Florida
Marcela Brissova, PhD, co-Investigator, Vanderbilt University
Mingder Yang, PhD, co-Investigator, University of Florida
Irina Kusmartseva, PhD, co-Investigator, University of Florida

 

Summary of Project Abstract & Publications

Start Date: September 20, 2016

 

Abstract

The Integrated Program for Human Pancreas Analysis at Vanderbilt University and the University of Florida (UC4 DK112232) is working collaboratively with the University of Pennsylvania (UC4 DK112217) to increase our understanding key aspects of human type 1 diabetes (T1D) pathogenesis, especially the molecular events in the pancreas and islets. Investigators in the Florida and Vanderbilt groups are using infrastructure and expertise to identify human pancreata from individuals with new-onset T1D or at high-risk for T1D. The groups at the University of Pennsylvania (UC4 DK112217), Vanderbilt, and Florida are collecting and phenotyping the pancreas and islets using new and emerging technologies to generate new knowledge, resources, and datasets that will be made available to HIRN investigators and scientists interested in T1D.

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Meet the Grant Team 

   Investigators 

 

Alvin Powers, MD

Vanderbilt University

 

Mark Atkinson, PhD

University of Florida

 

 

 

 Co-Investigators

Marcela Brissova, PhD

Vanderbilt University

 

Mingder Yang, PhD

University of Florida

 

 

Irina Kusmartseva, PhD

University of Florida

 

 

Publications