First Immune-Evading Cells Created to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

First Immune-Evading Cells Created to Treat Type 1 Diabetes Salk Institute scientists have made a major advance in the pursuit of a safe and effective treatment for type 1 diabetes, an illness that impacts an estimated 1.6 million Americans with a cost of $14.4 billion annually. Read more...

Diabetes in Mice Cured Rapidly Using Human Stem Cell Strategy

Diabetes in Mice Cured Rapidly Using Human Stem Cell Strategy Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar levels can be controlled and diabetes functionally cured for nine months. Read more...