JDRF Northern California Center of Excellence

Stanford and UCSF

Our Mission

Center of Excellence: A center of excellence (COE) brings together people from different disciplines and provides shared facilities/resources

JDRF Centers of Excellence are intended to support Universities and/or Research Institutes that have a track record of excellence in T1D research to develop and pursue collaborative research programs that drive towards translational outcomes and clinical impact and are aligned with JDRF Research goals.

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Dr. Matthias Hebrok

Faculty Profile: Matthias Hebrok, PhD

Professor, Diabetes Center and Department of Medicine, UCSF

Dr. Hebrok is a Professor in the Department of Medicine (Endocrinology) and the Director of the UCSF Diabetes Center. His group has researched pancreatic development, mouse and human islet cell formation, generation and progression of pancreatic cancer and formation of pancreatic endocrine cells from human stem cells. As the co‐PI for the Center, Hebrok will have responsibility for the administration and coordination of effort, including overall responsibility for analysis, interpretation and dissemination, and sharing of data and resources. He will coordinate effort as co‐director of Administrative Core A and co‐PI on Project 1.

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