Ancient Genes May Lead to New Therapies for Diabetes
January 7, 2020 | By Wayne Lewis
Debbie Thurmond, Ph.D., studies proteins that have a long biological history. The family of SNARE proteins are an essential part of the body’s complex transport system, helping to regulate diverse biological processes. Thurmond investigates the role that certain members of that family play in metabolism — research that has the potential to result in new therapies for type 1 diabetes.
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