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DRI "Breakthrough" research

Discussion in 'Research' started by fishface326, Jul 6, 2020.

  1. fishface326

    fishface326 Approved members

    Jun 5, 2018
    Anyone know anything more about this line of research?


    A breakthrough by Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine could soon resolve the need for lifelong management of pancreatic insufficiency. They have come up with a way that enables laboratory growth and culture of human pancreases by regenerating them in real-time from pancreatic slices.

    “Extending the life of these slices in culture was key to observe beta cell regeneration in real-time following the addition of BMP-7, even in slices obtained from diabetic donors. This gives us hope that we may be able to apply this approach to living patients one day,”

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