Items Tagged ‘#diabetes research’

September 29, 2023

Training for a cellular battle against diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

The need for better options in diabetes care inspires Kyle Knofczynski, a student in the Regenerative Sciences Ph.D. track at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Standard insulin replacement therapy has been a lifeline for many people with diabetes, but it doesn’t always sufficiently control blood glucose (sugar).  So Knofczynski dared to dream […]

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Tags: #Diabetes, #diabetes research, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #Kyle Knofczynski, #Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, #Regenerative Sciences Ph.D. track, #Type 1 diabetes


July 31, 2023

Driven by family, fueled by hope: Mayo Clinic researcher fights against Type 1 diabetes

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Quinn Peterson, Ph.D., was a graduate student working on a team to develop new chemotherapy drugs when a life-changing phone call reset the course of his career. His daughter, Clarissa, had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Neither he nor his wife had any known family history of the disease. “Given my background as a […]

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Tags: #biomedical research, #diabetes research, #Dr. Quinn Peterson, #Islet research, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, #medical research, #Type 1 diabetes


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