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Michael Walker

Reprogrammed cells: β cells expressing insulin (green) and the closely related δ cells expressing somatostatin (red). Blue staining shows cell nuclei. Many reprogrammed cells contain two nuclei (a unique feature of some exocrine cells) demonstrating their exocrine cell origin

Why is reprogramming cells to cure diabetes so difficult?

covert drug molecule

A technique developed at the Institute might keep drugs at optimum levels in the body

Gene Decoding Obeys Road Traffic Rules

Keeping a proper distance between "vehicles" along a gene "track" results in more efficient production of small RNA molecules

Prof. Michael Walker. Linking fat to disease

A protein links high fat levels to diabetes

The Fat Connection

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science and in Sweden discover how excess body fat can lead to the onset of...

At the Weizmann Institute
Long dedicated to battling diabetes, researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science are studying all aspects of this...