Projects
Name
Study the mechanism of pathophysiology in the Type II Diabetes mellitus development
University
Taiwan (FMS-Taiwan) - China Medical University-CM, Taichung
Domain
Endocrinology
Departement
Genetic Center, Department of Medical Research, China Medical University Hospital.
Head
Shih-Yin, Chen
Tutor
Shih-Yin, Chen
Languages
English
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
Cities/Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Augt Sep Oct Nov Dec
No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Recently, our research team conducted a two-stage GWAS to identify genetic variants for T2D in the Han-Chinese residing in Taiwan and we had identified some novel genes which were not previously known to be involved in diabetes. In addition, we also observed some genes were belong to secreted proteins.
What is the aim of the project?
In this project, we would like to study the role of secreted proteins in T2D development.
What techniques and methods are used?
not provided
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Using molecule biology thinking to study the role of proteins in the T2D development.
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Yes
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Responsibility
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
8
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
Articles
- 2011 (Jan); Rheumatol Int::{Association of the C-285T and A5954G Polymorphisms in the DNA repair gene OGG1 with the Susceptibility of Rheumatoid Arthritis}
- 2011 (Oct); Clin Chim Acta 412(21-22):1899-904:{Association of STAT4 Polymorphisms with Susceptibility to Primary Membranous Glomerulonephritis and Renal Failure}
- 2010; J Appl Genet 51(4):519-21:{Genetic polymorphisms of the DNA repair gene MPG are associated with the susceptibility of rheumatoid arthritis}