Bernal-Mizrachi Lab demonstrates the relationship between embryonic vitamin D deficiency and type 2 diabetes 

On June 13, Bernal-Mizrachi Lab had their article titled “Embryonic vitamin D deficiency programs hematopoietic stem cells to induce type 2 diabetes,” published by Springer Nature.  Currently, the risk of later-in-life type 2 diabetes from embryonic immune cell programming is unknown. It is possible that environmental factors can cause metabolic disease by altering the fetal […]

Dusso and colleagues highlight a distinct contribution of klotho to cardiac and renal fibrosis in diabetes 

On March 9, Adriana S. Dusso, PhD and colleagues had their work titled “Role of Klotho and AGE/RAGE-Wnt/β-Catenin Signalling Pathway on the Development of Cardiac and Renal Fibrosis in Diabetes,” published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences.  A key influence on the development of long-term diabetic complications, including cardiac and renal dysfunction, is fibrosis.  […]