Beaker Blog November 3, 2016
Scientists find molecular switch to regenerate insulin-producing cells
Future drugs could stimulate cells in the pancreas of diabetics to become insulin makers
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Healthy pancreatic islet; beta cells in green and alpha cells in red
Beaker Blog September 9, 2016
“No surrender” to CDG
From a farmhouse in rural Iowa, Crystal Vittetoe is fighting for her two babies afflicted with congenital disorders of glycosylation, known as CDG. She and her...
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Everlee Vittletoe, a child with CDG
Beaker Blog January 12, 2016
New marker can help sick kids
There are more than 7,000 rare diseases, but congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDGs) are among the cruelest. One particular condition, called ALG1, can hav...
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