Diabetes Living Today® Host The Diabetes Research Institute Minute with Luca Inverardi, M.D.

Luca Inverardi, M.D., is Research Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In addition, he serves as Director of Immunobiology of Islet Transplantation and Area Leader of Cell Products and Stem Cell Research at the Diabetes Research Institute.

Much of Dr. Inverardi’s research interests lie in developing ways to make biological replacement of insulin-producing tissue reproducibly successful in a large cohort of patients.

This area of investigation focuses on a broad range of basic research experiments in the areas of transplant immunology, tolerance induction and cytoprotection, as well as diabetes stem cell research and immunogenetic studies to prevent diabetes.

His division is comprised of multi-disciplinary scientists working in the areas of molecular biology, immunology, pancreatic stem cell development, pathology and immunogenetics.

Dr. Inverardi has also been an active participant in several academic partnerships.