Lab grown and do-it-yourself: two emerging routes to an artificial pancreas

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:21 in Health & Medicine

by Steve Gillman A ‘bio-artificial’ pancreas grown in a lab with the aid of placental stem cells, and a DIY insulin-monitoring and release system are being developed to give people with insulin-dependent diabetes an alternative to waiting for a pancreas transplant. The human body has cells within the pancreas that regulate the level of sugar in […]

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