NEWS MEDICAL: Jamey Marth & Frank Doyle Perform Pioneering Research on Type 2 Diabetes

January 7, 2013

UCSB scientists have published groundbreaking results of a study of Type 2 diabetes that point to changes in cellular metabolism as the triggering factor for the disease, rather than genetic predisposition. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition in which blood sugar or glucose levels are high. It affects a large and growing segment of the human population, especially among the obese. The team of scientists expects the discovery to become a basis for efforts to prevent and cure this disease. READ MORE (UCSB Featured News)

 

This image shows four types of macromolecules in cells. The nucleic acids DNA and RNA and proteins are on the left and glycans and lipids are on the right.

This image shows four types of macromolecules in cells. The nucleic acids DNA and RNA and proteins are on the left and glycans and lipids are on the right.