ViaCyte proposes stem cell implant to address type 1 diabetes

05/31/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

San Diego-based ViaCyte has proposed implanting a pouch filled with pancreatic cells under the skin to help reduce insulin dependence among patients with type 1 diabetes. The firm tested the procedure to treat diabetes in mice and hopes to initiate human trials in patients by 2013.

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