The Melton Lab in 2018. Image courtesy of Yi Yu.

Melton Lab People

Principal Investigator

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Doug Melton is pursuing a cure for type 1 diabetes. His lab studies the developmental biology of the pancreas, using that information to grow and develop pancreatic cells (islets of Langerhans). In parallel, they investigate ways to protect beta cells from autoimmune attack.

Administrative Assistant

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Sarah Atanasov is the Faculty Assistant for Doug Melton.

Lab Management

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Senior Research Manager

Research Assistants

Recent Alumni

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