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January 21, 2019

Dr. Camillo Ricordi to Speak at #WSCS2019

DRI Director Dr. Camillo Ricordi will be giving several presentations at the 2019 World Stem Cell Summit, including a discussion with other panelists on the challenges for bringing cell therapies to the clinic, platform technologies for islet transplantation, and opportunities arising from new legislation. He will also present on recent clinical advances for mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for the treatment of type 1 diabetes, and other efforts to advance this research towards clinical trials.

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Italian Minister of Health Appoints DRI Director Camillo Ricordi, M.D., to Italy's Supreme Council of Health
February 7, 2019 -- Camillo Ricordi, M.D., director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been appointed by Italian Minister of Health Giulia Grillo to Italy’s Supreme Council of Health, the committee of medical experts who advise the government on health policy.

Diabetes Research Institute_Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes?Can the Eye Help Achieve Islet Transplant Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes?
January 31, 2019 -- DRI researchers show that islets transplanted in the eye of experimental and preclinical recipients can function long-term without continued immunosuppression, and may lead to long-term peripheral immune tolerance in other transplant sites.



DRI Leaders Recognized as Top Experts in Islet Transplantation and Type 1 Diabetes_newsDRI Leaders Recognized as Top Experts Worldwide in Islet Transplantation and Type 1 Diabetes
December 19, 2018 -- Five of the DRI's scientists and clinicians were named among the top in their field by Expertscape: Drs. Camillo Ricordi, Jay Skyler, Rodolfo Alejandro, and Jay Sosenko. 



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DRI In the News

Differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
February 11, 2019 | U.S. News & World Report

A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes
February 3, 2019 | News-Medical.net

Discredited Pancreas Regeneration Hypothesis is Making a Comeback
December 5, 2018 | Technology Networks

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