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New “Pancreatic Islet on a Chip” System Will…

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University of Florida researchers will use a new $5 million grant to develop a “pancreatic islet on a chip” — a platform that will allow them…

Islet on a Chip

Human Atlas of Neonatal Development and Early…

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Human Atlas of Neonatal Development and Early Life-Immunity (HANDEL-I) The early life events that influence immune system development have…


Laboratory Manager

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Laboratory Manager: Thinzar Myint (BS, MS)

International Clinical Centers

Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet

The University of Florida (UF) is one of twenty-five Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet International Clinical Centers at the forefront of type 1 diabetes research. Led by Desmond Schatz, MD, the TrialNet team at UF is dedicated to preventing type 1 diabetes and stopping disease progression by preserving insulin production before and after diagnosis.

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