Beta cell differentiation from adult pancreatic acinar cells.

Project Details


Based on previous research, our proposed research is to induce acinar to beta cell transdifferentiation in vitro starting with human exocrine cells obtained from cadaveric organ donors (islet transplantation program.

Effective start/end date1/09/0831/05/11


  • Immunocytochemistry
  • Apoptosis
  • Endocrine Pancreatic Tumors
  • Pancreas
  • Zollinger Ellison Syndrome
  • Development
  • Endocrine
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Cell Biology
  • Histology
  • Morphogenesis Of Endocrine Pancreas
  • Morphology
  • Microscopy
  • Cell Growth And Differentiation
  • Men-I
  • Islet Cell Transplantation

Flemish discipline codes

  • Basic sciences
  • Biological sciences