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  • Fu Lab

    The Fu Lab is a basic research lab that studies zinc transport, with a particular focus on which step in the zinc transport process may be modulated and how. Dr. Fu's lab uses parallel cell biology and proteomic approaches to understand how these physiochemical principles are applied to mammalian zinc transporters and integrated to the physiology of pancreatic beta cells. This research has implications for understanding how zinc transport is related to diabetes and insulin intake.

    Research Areas: cell biology, proteomics, zinc, pancreatic cells, diabetes

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    Principal Investigator

    Dax Fu, Ph.D.



  • Robert Black Lab

    The Robert Black Lab conducts trials of vaccines, micronutrients and other nutritional interventions, particularly in infant and child populations. We also study the effectiveness of health programs, such as the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) approach, and evaluate preventive and curative health service programs in low- and middle-income countries. Another area of focus is the use of evidence in health care policy and programs.

    Research Areas: vaccines, child mortality, zinc, diarrhea, health care policy

    Principal Investigator

    Robert Black, M.D.



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