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Doctors have tricked mouse immune systems into thinking cells from a donor pancreas are theirs, bringing hope to diabetes patients, U.S.
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroIslet Inc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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