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Dr. Leavens uses stem cell-derived beta cells to model pediatric beta cell disease, including monogenic diabetes and congenital hyperinsulinism. The goal of her studies is to better understand and develop novel therapeutics to treat these diseases.
Education and Training
MD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Residency, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Pediatrics)
Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Endocrinology)
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