In our first season, host Krista Lamb sits down with six prominent diabetes researchers in British Columbia, discussing the many aspects of diabetes research and the exciting work being done in the province. “From Beta Cells to Bicycles” refers to the multi-disciplinary nature of diabetes research in BC – from lab bench discoveries to nutrition and exercise sciences– BCDRN researchers are working on many fronts to expand what we know about diabetes, while working towards a cure.
Dr. Francis Lynn
Dr. Francis Lynn is an associate professor in the Department of Surgery at the School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He is working with beta cells and stem cells in the search for improved treatments for diabetes.
Dr. Brian Rodrigues
Dr. Brian Rodrigues is a Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia.
In this week's episode, Dr. Rodrigues and host Krista Lamb discuss his research into diabetes and the heart.
Dr. Sarah Gray
Dr. Sarah Gray’s work examines the biological mechanisms of metabolism as it relates to obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Jonathan Little
Dr. Jonathan Little is an Associate Professor at the School of Health and Exercise at the University of British Columbia. His work studies diet and exercise in type 2 diabetes.
Dr. Mary Jung
Dr. Mary Jung is an associate professor at the School of Health and Exercise at the University of British Columbia. Her research looks at type 2 diabetes and behaviour change.
Episode 6 - Rachel Murphy
Host Krista Lamb talks to BC Diabetes Research Network researcher Dr. Rachel Murphy.