pancreatitis
Reprogrammed Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice
Reprogrammed Cells Treat Diabetes in Mice
Abby Olena | May 2, 2018
Researchers used a trio of transcription factors to transform pancreatic duct cells in vivo into β-like cells that secrete insulin and improve diabetes symptoms.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the February 2012 issue of The Scientist.
On the Menu
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2012
Digestion on the cellular level: two mysteries examined
Calcium and the Pancreas
Calcium and the Pancreas
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012
Normal pancreatic function depends on the precise flow of calcium within and into the acinar cells of the organ. 
The War Within
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012
Unraveling the molecular causes of acute pancreatitis—a potentially deadly disease in which the pancreas essentially digests itself—is yielding clues to how it might be treated.