Approaching a cure for type 1 diabetes

 

A study has demonstrated that transplanting human embryonic stem cell-derived, insulin-producing cells shielded in capsules made with an optimized biomaterial can achieve long-term cure of diabetes in mice without the need for any immunosuppression.

Source: Approaching a cure for type 1 diabetes : Nature Medicine : Nature Publishing Group

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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