Diego A Caicedo-Vierkant


  • 3207 Citations
1993 …2022
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Associate Professor, Unknown

2010 → …

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Projects 2009 2022

Islets of Langerhans
Autonomic Pathways
Capillary Permeability
Islets of Langerhans
Cholinergic Agents
Oxidative Phosphorylation
Mitochondrial Diseases
Anterior Chamber
Islets of Langerhans
Endocrine Cells

Research Output 1993 2018

  • 3207 Citations
  • 55 Article
  • 1 Chapter
6 Citations (Scopus)

Paracrine Interactions within the Pancreatic Islet Determine the Glycemic Set Point

Rodriguez Diaz, R., Molano, R., Weitz, J. R., Abdulreda, M. H., Berman-Weinberg, D., Leibiger, B., Leibiger, I. B., Kenyon, N. S., Ricordi, C., Pileggi, A., Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A. & Berggren, P. O., Mar 6 2018, In : Cell Metabolism. 27, 3, p. 549-558.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucagon Receptors
Islets of Langerhans
Blood Glucose
Insulin-Secreting Cells
6 Citations (Scopus)

The Pericyte of the Pancreatic Islet Regulates Capillary Diameter and Local Blood Flow

Almaca, J., Weitz, J., Rodriguez Diaz, R., Pereira, E. & Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A., Mar 6 2018, In : Cell Metabolism. 27, 3, p. 630-644.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islets of Langerhans
Adrenergic Agents
2 Citations (Scopus)

Confocal imaging of neuropeptide Y-pHluorin: A technique to visualize insulin granule exocytosis in intact murine and human islets

Makhmutova, M., Liang, T., Gaisano, H., Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A. & Almaca, J., Sep 13 2017, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2017, 127, e56089.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuropeptide Y
Imaging techniques
Islets of Langerhans
10 Citations (Scopus)

Mouse pancreatic islet macrophages use locally released ATP to monitor beta cell activity

Weitz, J. R., Makhmutova, M., Almaca, J., Stertmann, J., Aamodt, K., Brissova, M., Speier, S., Rodriguez Diaz, R. & Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A., Sep 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Diabetologia. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islets of Langerhans
Adenosine Triphosphate
Purinergic Receptors
Endocrine Cells
4 Citations (Scopus)
GTP-Binding Protein Regulators
Muscarinic M3 Receptors
RGS Proteins
Cholinergic Agonists