We are well versed on the links between diet, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. Yet the conversation around diabetic kidney disease, and the effect on heart disease and lifespan, remains largely unspoken.
Professor Peter Currie is a based at Monash University in Victoria, Australia, where he is the Victorian node head for the EMBL Australia Partner Laboratory. He leads research focused on the molecular mechanisms that act to pattern the vertebrate embryo and how different muscle cell types have evolved.
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We have the ability to regenerate our bones after minor fractures throughout most of our adult life. But our bones are unable to effectively and efficiently recover from larger defects such as osteoporosis.