Research presentations on insulin producing pancreatic islets

Meet our researchers who investigates how the insulin producing cells in the pancreas works and are formed as well as why and how they malfunction or die in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Filmed interviews and short laymen presentations. NOTE: most video interviews are in Swedish only.

Interview with Olov Andersson

Olov Andersson aims to identify new pharmaceuticals to enhance the amount of insulinproducing cells in the pancreas in subjects with diabetes, interview in Swedish. Interviewed by Kerstin Brismar.

Olov Andersson

Principal researcher
C5 Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Interview with Helena Edlund

Helena studies how the insulin-producing beta cells contribute to type 2 diabetes and how they can affect the organs targeted by insulin, interview in Swedish. Interviewed by Kerstin Brismar.

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Helena Edlund

Professor
090-786 67 99

Helena Edlund is part of the Umeå University node of SRP Diabetes.

Interview with Malin Flodström Tullberg

Malin investigates factors influencing occurrence of type 1 diabetes, interview in Swedish. Interviewed by Kerstin Brismar.

H7 Department of Medicine, Huddinge

Interview with Lisa Juntti-Berggren

Lisa studies the importance of the protein Apolipoprotein CIII for the occurrence of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, interview in Swedish. Interviewed by Kerstin Brismar.

Lisa Juntti-Berggren

Professor/senior physician
K1 Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

Interview with Torbjörn Lundgren

Torbjörn's research aims to enable transplantation of pancreatic islets as a treatment for more people with type 1 diabetes, interview in Swedish. Interviewed by Kerstin Brismar.

Torbjörn Lundgren

Affiliated to research
H9 Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology