A selection of key publications from Willy Gepts are available here:

Gepts W (1965). Pathologic anatomy of the pancreas in juvenile diabetes mellitus. Diabetes 14:619-633 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5318831 [Full text]

Gepts W, De Mey J (1978). Islet cell survival determined by morphology: an immunocytochemical study of the islets of Langerhans in juvenile diabetes mellitus. Diabetes 27 (Suppl 1):251-261 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/75815

Gepts W, Lecompte PM (1981), The pancreatic islets in Diabetes. Am J Med 70: 105-115. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7006384

Gepts W, in’t Veld P (1987), islet morphologic changes. Diab. Metab. Rev. 3: 859-872 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3315523

Important Publications using the Recent-onset Type 1 Diabetes Cohort

Pipeleers D, Ling Z (1992). Pancreatic beta cells in insulin-dependent diabetes. Diab Metab Rev 8: 209-227 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1292912

In’t Veld P (2011). Insulitis in Human Type 1 Diabetes: the quest for an elusive lesion. Islets 3:1-8 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21606672

Campbell-Thompson, ML, Atkinson MA, Butler AE, Chapman NM, Frisk G, Gianani R, Giepmans BN, von Herrath MG, Hyöty H, Kay TW, Korsgren O, Morgan NG, Powers AC, Pugliese A, Richardson SJ, Rowe PR, Tracy S, In’t Veld PA (2013). The diagnosis of insulitis in human type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia 56:2541-2543 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24006089

In’t Veld PA (2014). Insulitis in human type 1 diabetes: a comparison between patients and animal models. Seminars in Immunopathology, 36:569-579 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25005747

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