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Brittney Covington

Graduate Student, Chen Laboratory, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

I’m a MPB graduate student in the laboratory of Wenbiao Chen. I am interested in beta cell death in type 2 diabetes and in beta cell proliferation in a glucagon deficient background. I enjoy yoga, tennis, rock climbing and wakesurfing. My research project will investigate the intricate cytokine cross-talk between macrophages and beta cells which leads to beta cell death and dysfunction in type 2 diabetes.