Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, July 6th, 2006
Blangero's presentation formed part of an expert symposium on mitochondrial dysfunction.
It has become increasingly clear that mitochondrial function is integral in the development of type 2 diabetes and Blangero presented recent data and expanded on previous reports that a variant in the human PSARL gene is responsible for a significant proportion of the increase in diabetes risk found with aging.
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