• Islet neogenesis is stimulated by brief occlusion of the main pancreatic duct 

      Woodroof, C. W.; De Villiers, C.; Page, B. J.; Van der Merwe, L.; Ferris, W. F. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2004)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Objective. Current models of islet neogenesis either cause substantial, pancreatic damage or continuously stimulate the pancreas, making these models unsuitable for the study of early events that occur ...
    • Pancreatic islet regeneration : therapeutic potential, unknowns and controversy 

      Cockburn, Ingrid L.; Ferris, William F. (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-07-27)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Glucose homeostasis in mammals is primarily maintained by the insulin-secreting β-cells contained within pancreas-resident islets of Langerhans. Gross disruption of this glucose regulation as a result ...