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Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D.

Fouad Kandeel, M.D., Ph.D.

Director, Division of Development & Translational Diabetes and Endocrine Research
Chair and Professor, Department of Clinical Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Professor, Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research
City of Hope National Medical Center

Islet Transplantation
Current Concepts in the Use of Insulin in the Treatment of Diabetes

Dr. Fouad Kandeel is the Principal Investigator on the islet transplantation trial to determine the safety and efficacy of islet cell transplantation as a treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes. In addition, Dr. Kandeel has recently concluded a clinical project to identify genes related to the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the Hispanic population. He also continues to oversee the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Program, which he established several years ago at City of Hope. Due to his strong background in endocrine tumors and thyroid cancer, Dr. Kandeel participates in the development of the national guidelines for the management of neuroendocrine tumors and thyroid cancer.
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