Wells has been named an Allen Distinguished Investigator, which includes an award of $500,000 annually for three years.
A developmental biologist who is chief scientific officer of the Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s, Wells was awarded the money to study a rare type of intestinal cell. Understanding more about so-called enteroendocrine cells could help develop new therapies for both malnutrition and diseases like Type 2 diabetes.
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Written by Barrett J. Brunsman.
Originally published November 6, 2019.