Welcome to the Diwan lab website. We are situated in the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and study how lysosome biology can be therapeutically targeted for enhancing health and prolonging lifespan.

Why study lysosome biology?

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After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes- but experts stress caution

Three people with diabetes were able to stop taking insulin after intermittently fasting, according to a new report

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Obese mouse mothers trigger heart problems in offspring

Effects of high-fat, high-sugar diet on heart passed down three generations                                         

                               

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