Experts link gene mutation to type 1 diabetes onset

03/6/2013 | (U.K.)

A mutation in the SIRT1 gene served as a common marker of autoimmune disease in a family with four members who had type 1 diabetes, Swiss researchers wrote in Cell Metabolism. Data from animal studies also showed deactivating the gene triggered pancreatic islet destruction, predisposing lab mice to a higher risk of diabetes.

View Full Article in: (U.K.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ