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A one-two punch: embryonic cell and adult pig islet transplants cure diabetes in rats

In a step toward curing diabetes in humans, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have alleviated the disease in rats using transplants from both embryonic and adult pigs. The rats adopted the pig transplants as their own and produced enough insulin to co...
Philip E. Cryer, M.D.

Dr. Cryer awarded an ADA 2010 National Scientific Achievement Award

Philip E. Cryer, M.D., is a recipient of an ADA 2010 National Scientific Achievement Award. Dr. Cryer was chosen as the 2010 recipient of the Albert Renold Award, given to honor individuals whose careers are distinguished by outstanding achievements in the training of diabetes researc...