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RD Lawrence Fellowship awarded to Birmingham Fellow

Dr Ildem Akerman, from the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research, University of Birmingham, is the recipient of the highly respected RD Lawrence Fellowship Award from Diabetes UK for her research in identifying factors important to generate beta cells from stems cells in a laboratory

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Posted 12 November 2020

RD Lawrence Fellowship awarded to Birmingham Fellow

Dr Ildem Akerman is the recipient of the highly respected RD Lawrence Fellowship Award from Diabetes UK for her research in identifying factors important to generate beta cells from stems cells in a laboratory.

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