Lund University, Medical Faculty

Grants Hjelt foundation

Five researchers from Lund University and the University of Geneva has bedn granted altogether 200 000 Euro from Bo & Kerstin Hjelt Foundation for type 2 diabetes.

Dr Jens Lagerstedt, Lund University: "Zinc transporter ZnT8 and type 2 diabetes" (€50 000)

Dr Jonathan Esguerra, Lund University: "Characterization of non-coding RNAs in the pancreatic islets of Langerhans and identification of circulating RNAs as blood-based biomarkers in type-2 diabetes and associated complications"
(€ 25 000)

Dr Annika Bagge, Lund University: "Does Micu2 control insulin secretion? . A role in health and disease" (€ 25 000)

Dr Christelle Borel, University of Geneva: "Decipher single-cell transcriptomes of human pancreatic islets in non-diabetic and diabetic individuals" (CHF 63 000)

Prof Michelangelo Foti, University of Geneva: "miRNA-21 in obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes" (CHF 37 000)

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