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IsletCore is a campus-based lab that offers pancreatic islet isolations accompanied by various assays of islet function and metabolism. Located near the University of Alberta Hospital in the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, IsletCore provides support or full service for a variety of procedures including:

  • Human pancreatic islet isolation
  • Islet banking
  • Basal characterization of donor islets
  • Limited experimental work
  • Coordination of ethical approvals

IsletCore has extensive experience in human pancreatic islet isolation. For further info, please contact:

Dr. Patrick MacDonald, Core Director

6-126C Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1
Ph: 780-492-8063