Hope For A Cure For Diabetes
Posted on: Wed, Feb 03, 2016, at 12:00 pm
At the University of California San Francisco, scientists have successfully created insulin producing pancreatic cells from skin cells. These transformed cells, when introduced into mice, actually cured them of their diabetes. This is an amazing breakthrough because in the past the problem with transplanting pancreatic cells was rejection, but since these cells were transformed from the mouse's own skin cells, rejections was not an issue. This discovery could mean that a cure is on the horizon.