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Apoptotic Cells Study

Study Name: Application of Apoptotic Cells for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention and Reversal

Principal Investigator: Changqing Xia, M.D., Ph.D.

Study Coordinator: Melissa Rawley-Payne, M.A.

Phone: 352-846-0605

Email: mrpayne@pathology.ufl.edu

What is the Apoptotic Cells Study?

This research study assesses how a new diabetes therapy using apoptotic cells might affect the function of blood cells to restore self tolerance.

Who can participate?

Individuals who are between the ages of 18 and 40 and either have Type 1 Diabetes or no autoimmune diseases.

What do I have to do as a participant?

Individuals who participate will have approximately three tablespoons of blood drawn.

Additional Information

Informed Consent Form (PDF)