MacKenzie D Williams

MacKenzie D Williams,

Research Assistant Scientist

Department: MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Email: macspak@ufl.edu

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-3473-2747

Areas of Interest
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Genetics
  • Immunology of Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Vaccine immunology

Publications

2024
Impaired islet function with normal exocrine enzyme secretion is consistent across the head, body, and tail pancreas regions in type 1 diabetes.
bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology. [DOI] 10.1101/2024.02.08.579175. [PMID] 38405840.
2023
A genomic data archive from the Network for Pancreatic Organ donors with Diabetes.
Scientific data. 10(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41597-023-02244-6. [PMID] 37237059.
2023
Divergent metabolic phenotypes in two genetic syndromes of low insulin secretion.
Diabetes research and clinical practice. 196 [DOI] 10.1016/j.diabres.2022.110228. [PMID] 36549505.
2023
Nanotargeted Delivery of Immune Therapeutics in Type 1 Diabetes.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.). 35(40) [DOI] 10.1002/adma.202300812. [PMID] 37357903.
2021
Genetic Composition and Autoantibody Titers Model the Probability of Detecting C-Peptide Following Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis.
Diabetes. 70(4):932-943 [DOI] 10.2337/db20-0937. [PMID] 33419759.
2018
Application of a Genetic Risk Score to Racially Diverse Type 1 Diabetes Populations Demonstrates the Need for Diversity in Risk-Modeling.
Scientific reports. 8(1) [DOI] 10.1038/s41598-018-22574-5. [PMID] 29540798.

Grants

Sep 2023 ACTIVE
Generating autoantigen-specific antibody-producing hybridomas as a renewable source of islet autoantibodies
Role: Project Manager
Funding: HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST, LEONA & HARRY
Jun 2023 ACTIVE
Immune Function and the Progression to Type 1 Diabetes
Role: Project Manager
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID

Education

PhD – Biomedical Sciences
2020 · University of Florida College of Medicine

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
macspak@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
MacKenzie D. Williams
PO Box 100275
Univ of FL – Pathology
GAINESVILLE FL 32610