Dr. Rita Basu, MD., Is a professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia. She was recently hired for the UVA faculty as part of a strategic initiative to develop translational research for diabetes at the UVA School of Medicine and the Center for Diabetes Technology. Dr. Rita is currently the principal investigator of projects funded by both NIH and the industry.
Dr. Ananda Basu, MD., FRCP (UK) is Professor Harrison of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of Virginia. He was recently hired for the faculty of UVA as part of a strategic initiative to strengthen the clinical component of the Diabetes Technology Center and the research of translational physiology in type 1 diabetes in the UVA. Dr. Basu is currently the principal investigator of two projects funded by NIH that are designed to better understand the physiology of type 1 diabetes.
An artificial pancreas is a device that is designed to release insulin in response to changing levels of blood glucose just like the human pancreas.
In this exclusive KOL interview, Dr. Rita and Ananda Basu talk about their clinical research on the artificial pancreas, the safety, efficacy and physiology of glucose sensors.
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