UF investigators found that interferon-y (central to antitumor immunity) has multiple negative effects on cell types within the pancreatic cancer microenvironment.
Researchers found that regardless of donor pathology, outgrowth cultures produce pancreatic stellate cells that demonstrate consistent growth and protein secretion properties.
More than one-third of ADA research is dedicated to projects relevant to Type 1 diabetes. UF College of Dentistry Professor Shannon Wallet is at the forefront of research understanding oral complications of the disease. Read her recent feature on the American Diabetes Association's blog.
Dental hygiene is a cornerstone of diabetes management. Research faculty at the University of Florida are moving advancements in patient care forward through understanding of the important connections between diabetes and oral health.
The Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) program, supported by JDRF at the University of Florida, is the world’s largest open research consortium dedicated to the study of the human pancreas. Founded in 2007, the JDRF nPOD biorepository housed at the University of Florida supports the collection…