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February 27, 2018

Diabetes Research Institute Scientists Identify Unique Pancreatic Stem Cells with the Potential to Regenerate Beta Cells that Respond to Glucose

The findings open the door to developing regenerative cell therapies for those living with type 1 diabetes, addressing a major challenge that stands in the way of developing a biological cure. Read more

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The Diabetes Research Institute Adds New DRI Federation Members to Help Accelerate Next Steps in Islet Transplantation
April 11, 2018 -- Two state-of-the-art diabetes facilities in Colombia, the District Institute of Science, Biotechnology and Health Innovation of the Mayor’s Office of Bogotá (IDCBIS) and the Fundación Valle del Lili, located in Cali, have recently joined the Diabetes Research Institute’s global alliance of cure-focused research centers, the DRI Federation.


Drs. Chris Fraker and Allison BayerThe New F-Word and its Diabetes Connection
March 13, 2018 -- For decades, scientists have been working to understand not only the cause of diabetes but why the disease is increasing at an alarming rate. Surprisingly, a possible answer may lie right inside your pantry.



Researchers Confirm Entire Islet "Organ" is the Master Regulator of Blood Glucose Levels
March 7, 2018 -- Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute, the University of Miami, and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have confirmed that pancreatic islets have the overall responsibility for maintaining normal blood glucose levels in the body.



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DRI In the News

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