GINA RAYAT, Professor of Surgery
Dr. Rayat is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. Her major areas of research include islet transplantation and transplantation immunology. As a member of several national and international professional organizations - such as the Canadian Society for Immunology and the Transplantation Society- Dr. Rayat's laboratory work revolves around islet transplantation and their impact on patients with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Rayat's additional areas of research include gastric cancer, postnatal development of islets, and the effect of novel nucleosides on Mycobacterium tuberculosis.