Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 30th, 1999
A collaborative team of research groups at the Universities of Aberdeen, Sheffield, London, and Leicester were awarded a US$350,000 (219,000 pounds sterling) grant from the UK's National Lottery Charities Board for a proposal that may eventually result in the creation of an unlimited supply of beta cells (the insulin-producing part of pancreatic islet cells) for transplantation into people with diabetes.
Because of the scarcity of pancreatic...
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