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Yasaman Aghazadeh, PhD

Special Conference
Yasaman Aghazadeh, PhD

Vascularization strategies enhance beta cell replacement therapies for the treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Yasaman Aghazadeh, PhD

Research Associate
Terrence Donnelly Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Research
University of Toronto

Special Conference: This speaker is a candidate for the Research Unit Director position available at the IRCM.


In person: 
IRCM Auditorium
110, avenue des Pins O, H2W 1R7 Montreal
Wearing a mask is mandatory at all times

Online:
Zoom Link : https://zoom.us/j/94078486709
ID : 940 7848 6709
Code : 785826

This conference is set to occur under a hybrid format. However, please note that last-minute changes to online-only lecture may occur due to unforeseen circumstances. We invite you to visit this webpage again a few days before attending.


About the conference : 
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is one of the most pervasive chronic diseases and currently affects 1% of the Canadian population, with its prevalence on a steep rise. Canada has been the frontliner in developing therapies for T1D, as it is the birthplace of insulin, which changed T1D from a fatal disease to a manageable one, as well as islet transplantation, which is the only long-term treatment of T1D. However, islet transplantation is limited by donor scarcity, and its success rate is challenged by poor cell survival post-transplantation. My research focuses on developing beta cells from human pluripotent stem cell sources to overcome donor scarcity and implementing robust vascularization strategies to improve cell survival post-transplantation and enhance beta cell endocrine function. This research has a high potential for clinical translation to treat T1D and develops a platform to recapitulate the islet niche in vitro for the first time, to study beta cell development in health and T1D.

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