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Senta Georgia, PhD
Assistant Professor
Saban Research Institute at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Senta Georgia, PhD, is a member of the Division of Endocrinology at CHLA. Her research involves the regeneration of insulin-producing, pancreatic beta cells as a potential therapeutic for patients with type 1 diabetes. Her research on how the enzyme, DNMT1, is critical to stem cells differentiating into pancreatic beta cells was featured on the cover of the journal Genes & Development.

Research Area(s):

Metabolic Disease

Research Keywords:

# Stem Cells
# Tissue Engineering
# Developmental Biology
# Endocrinology
# Metabolism
# Obesity

Mentor: Juanita L. Merchant, MD, PhD

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