Tag Archives: pancreatic

Local immunomodulation by Jagged-1 for islet graft acceptance

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease with a high economic burden worldwide ($327 billion in 2017). Although transplantation of pancreatic islets is a promising approach for treatment of type 1 diabetes mellitus, the engraftment efficiency

Treatment of elderly patients with pancreatic cancer

Our publication is about elderly patients’ treatment evaluation for pancreatic cancer in the United States. This is a Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)-Medicare analysis of patients above age of 65 who have Medicare and were treated

Pancreatic incidentalomas: is laparoscopic approach safe and feasible?

Pancreatic incidentaloma is an asymptomatic incidentally lesion detected on a radiologic imaging performed for unrelated indication. This definition has been proposed for adrenal mass but actually the term is used for asymptomatic masses discovered in different solid

Insulin effects on pancreatic beta cells-not always what you may think

Normally, blood glucose levels are controlled within a reasonable range by the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells in response to an increase in blood glucose levels following a meal or other glucose challenge. One of

Alternative splicing: the new frontier in diabetes research

The human genome is predicted to contain 22.000 coding genes, but more than 200.000 proteins are expressed in human cells. This discrepancy is explained at least in part by the presence of alternative splicing (AS), a key