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Polarisation of insulin secretion in beta cells [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Also known as: How is insulin secretion regulated in health and disease?

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1059426]

Researchers: Prof Peter Thorn (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Herbert Gaisano Prof Jenny Gunton

Brief description Type 2 diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions across the world and is a huge burden in health care costs. We know it is a multifaceted disease with many symptoms, one of which is a reduction in insulin secretion. This proposal sets out to determine the mechanisms of insulin secretion from healthy tissue and what goes wrong in disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 704,928.81

Funding Scheme Project Grants

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