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Moving towards a cure for diabetes

 
  February, 19 2001 3:39
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Moving towards a cure for diabetes

One approach to cure diabetes is to transplant into patients stem cells that have been specifically engineered to produce endocrine hormones. As published in Genes & Development, Dr. Doug Melton and colleagues have developed a model system to evaluate which genes can effectively drive pancreatic development, and would thus be candidates for introduction into therapeutic stem cells.

Contact:
Nora Poppito
poppito@cshl.org
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory


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