Cell therapy/device combo for diabetes treatment is in the works

01/10/2013 | MedCityNews.com

Sernova is working on a polymer "cell pouch" system infused with therapeutic islet cells that can administer insulin based on a diabetes patient's blood glucose levels. The device, implanted below the skin in the abdomen using a 15-minute procedure, also will contain the Sertolin local immune protection cell system to prevent transplant rejection.

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