Islet and Physiology Core

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Islet and Physiology Core



Affiliation :  IU-Indianapolis

Director:   Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD
Associate Director:   Sarah Tersey, PhD

Website:  https://medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-institutes/diabetes-metabolic-diseases/research/

Description:
The Islet and Physiology Core of the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases provides investigators with the capability to obtain high quality rodent pancreatic islets for study.  The Core also provides services for islet transplantation and will assist investigators who wish to perform immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and/or analysis of beta cell mass on whole pancreata from mouse and rat models.  We are also pleased to offer several services for rodent metabolic characterization, including performance of insulin and glucose tolerance testing, analysis of body composition and metabolic cage analysis using the TSE System cages. The Islet and Physiology Core functions as part of the Indiana Diabetes Research Center and the Indiana University School of Medicine Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, to foster new knowledge, support training, and promote basic and translational research in diabetes and related metabolic disorders and their complications.

Policies: Contact Information:
Sarah Tersey, PhD
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317-278-8944

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