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2008-11-20 20:06:56

Doctors have tricked mouse immune systems into thinking cells from a donor pancreas are theirs, bringing hope to diabetes patients, U.S.

2008-11-10 18:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroIslet Inc.

2008-10-30 09:00:11

Bayhill Therapeutics, Inc., a leading developer of therapies for autoimmune diseases, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the world's leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research, today announced a partnership to support Bayhill's ongoing Phase I/II human clinical trial of BHT-3021, a DNA vaccine to reverse the immune response that causes type 1 diabetes.

2008-10-28 09:00:07

Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today announced the publication of data showing the successful engraftment of human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived pancreatic islet-like clusters (ILCs) in diabetic mice.

2008-10-24 15:00:09

BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: BLFS) , a leading developer and marketer of proprietary hypothermic storage and cryopreservation media products for cells, tissues, and organs, today announced that MicroIslet Inc.

2008-10-21 09:00:12

Living Cell Technologies Limited (ASX: LCT; OTCQX: LVCLY) today announced that New Zealand Health Minister, the Honorable David Cunliffe, has approved an application from the company to conduct in New Zealand a Phase I/IIa clinical trial of DiabeCell(R), LCT's lead product candidate for the treatment of insulin dependent (Type 1) diabetes.

2008-10-14 09:00:11

DiaKine Therapeutics, developers of drugs designed to cause diabetes to go into remission, announced today that a Phase 2 Clinical Trial with the Company's lead drug candidate, Lisofylline (LSF), is underway.

2008-09-29 18:00:00

FRIENDLY bacteria in the gut may protect against insulin- dependent diabetes, a study suggests. In tests on mice, the bugs appeared to stop the rogue immune response that triggers the disease.

2008-09-22 21:00:12

In tests on mice, the bugs appeared to stop the rogue immune response that triggers the disease.Type 1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune response which destroys insulin-producing islet cells in the pancreas.About 300,000 people in the UK suffer from the disease.

2008-09-03 12:00:06

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d99eac/competitor_analysi) has announced the addition of the "Competitor Analysis: Emerging Diabetes Drugs" report to their offering.

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