Beta Cell Biology

We use a number of in vitro and in vivo models systems to study the molecular and cellular basis for stimulation of beta cell growth and differentiation. 

Research samples on ice

The aim of the groups research is to create new knowledge that can be used in prevention and treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.









































Group leader

Group Leader
Nils Billestrup 

Phone +45 2960 7952

Group members

Name Title Phone E-mail
Amalie Engstrøm PhD student +45 353-33815 E-mail
H. Beck-Nielsen   E-mail
Hasim Tekin Student   E-mail
Helle Fjordvang Laboratory technician   E-mail
Jens Høiriis Nielsen Emeritus +45 353-27721 E-mail
Jeppe Thorlacius-Ussing PhD fellow   E-mail
Joseph Patrick Michele Blair PhD student   E-mail
Michala Cecilie Burstein Prause Assistant professor +45 353-30790 E-mail
Patryk Jerzy Drobinski PhD student   E-mail
Signe Schultz Pedersen PhD Fellow   E-mail