Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division
Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

Research Instructor, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center

Co-scientific Director, Pancreatlas Imaging Resource

Professional Bio

In the Powers Lab, Diane is investigating the role of pancreatic endothelial cell populations in the islet microenvironment, by determining their role in macrophage recruitment and beta cell regeneration. She is also isolating subpopulations of human islet cells, ultimately characterizing how gene expression varies during developmental stages and in disease states.

Education

PhD - Molecular Physiology and Biophysics - Vanderbilt University - 2018