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Contact: Karen Kreeger
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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Endocrine Tumor Syndrome

Caption: Inhibition of Hedgehog signaling in a MEN1 mouse model results in decreased islet cell proliferation. Immunofluorescence for BrdUrd and insulin in pancreas of Men1-excised mice fed with either vehicle control (left) or Erivedge/GDC-0449 (right) for 4 weeks at a dose of 100 mg/kg twice daily.

Credit: Xianxin Hua, MD, PhD, Buddha Gurung, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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