Tatyana GurloTatyana Gurlo, PhD.
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Hillblom Islet Research Center
900A Weyburn Place North
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7345
Tel: (310) 206-5851
Fax: (310) 206-5368
E-mail: tgurlo@mednet.ucla.edu

Dr. Tatyana Gurlo received her Ph.D. in Belorussian Academy of Sciences. She had a postdoctoral training in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the School of Pharmacy, USC. Dr. Gurlo has a background in immunology and autoimmune disease of Type-1 diabetes. Her current work is focused on the role of human islet amyloid polypeptide in beta-cell dysfunction and death in type 2 diabetes, on vaccine strategies to protect beta cells, and on the balance between cell death and cell formation in the diabetic pancreas. Dr. Gurlo is the manager of Larry L. Hillblom Islet Research Center.