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Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells for diabetics

Tiny drug-delivering capsules could sustain transplanted insulin-producing cells for diabetics

A drug-carrying microsphere within a cell-bearing microcapsule could be the key to transplanting insulin-secreting pig pancreas cells into human patients whose own cells have been destroyed by type I diabetes.

Date: 
Monday, February 12, 2018