Israeli artificial pancreas may one day cure diabetes

Ahead of International Diabetes Day, November 14, Israeli startup Betalin Therapeutics announced that it is beginning the application process for clinical trials of its revolutionary artificial pancreas. Betalin’s Engineered Micro Pancreas (EMP) aims to free patients suffering from the most severe types of diabetes from constantly monitoring blood-sugar levels and injecting insulin. About 160 million […]


Researchers reveal mechanisms that lead to onset of Type 1 diabetes

Researchers Lorenzo Pasquali and Mireia Ramos-Rodríguez have published recently in Nature Genetics the results of a study on the mechanisms that cause an inflammatory response to trigger pancreatic beta-cell death, leading to the onset of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). L. Pasquali is a Ramon y Cajal researcher at the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute (IJC), […]


Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise

Scientists have developed a way to increase the effectiveness of pancreatic islet transplantation, a promising therapy for type 1 diabetes. New findings could make pancreatic islet cell transplants more effective. Immune rejection by the recipient is a major barrier to pancreatic islet transplants from donors becoming routinely available for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. […]


Transplantation des îlots de Langerhans chez les personnes atteintes d’un diabète de type 1 instable

La transplantation de pancréas et la transplantation allogénique d’îlots de Langerhans sont les deux options thérapeutiques permettant de remplacer les cellules bêta pancréatiques de patients atteints d’un diabète de type 1 instable. La transplantation allogénique d’îlots de Langerhans consiste à isoler les cellules bêta à partir de 1 à 3 pancréas, à les purifier selon […]

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Stem Cell Therapies Advancements

2 different articles about Stem Cells… SERAXIS Inc. publishes clinical trial considerations for a type 1 diabetes stem cell-derived therapy … continue here Israeli and French Biotech Companies Partner to Fight Diabetes With Bio-Artificial Pancreas … continue here