Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research

Changing lives and advancing knowledge through innovative metabolism, maternal health and hormone research

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    Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, taking research through from basic science discovery to clinical application.


    A unique collaboration between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham.

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Posted 01 February 2021

'Weak' and 'strong' cells bonding boosts body's diabetes fight

Scientists have broadened our understanding of how 'weak' cells bond with their more mature cellular counterparts to boost the body's production of insulin – improving our knowledge of the processes leading to diabetes.

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