Drs. McGill, Hughes, and Carol Recklein attended the T1D Exchange clinical trials meeting, with Davida Kruger, recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award.
Jeffrey R. Millman, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and biomedical engineering with the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research, describes his work with stem cells to produce beta cells. These laboratory-generated beta-cells, when transplanted into animals, can effectively cure their diabetes.
Researchers hope that one day this beta-cell technology will be used to help human patients.