Funding awarded for new photonic fibre device

cnbplogosquare119 May 2015:

CNBP researchers Dr Jiangbo (Tim) Zhao, Dr Sabrina Heng and A/Prof Heike Ebendorff-Heidepriem have been awarded twenty-two thousand dollars for their project titled ‘Fibre insight in diabetes treatment: a new photonic fibre device to investigate the enteroendocrine L-cell’. The team will design and fabricate a new microstructured optical fibre to study L-cell secretion and provide a means of screening for L-cell stimuli of therapeutic interest.

The project is co-led by Dr. Tim Zhao and Dr. Tongzhi Wu (School of Medicine).