Biomaterial particles educate immune system to accept transplanted islets

Posted by on June 5, 2018 2:35 pm
Categories: health

By instructing key immune system cells to accept transplanted insulin-producing islets, researchers have opened a potentially new pathway for treating type 1 diabetes. If the approach is ultimately successful in humans, it could allow type 1 diabetes to be treated without the long-term complications of immune system suppression.

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