Neural stem cells may be key in diabetes treatment

10/10/2011 | Yahoo!

Transplanting neural stem cells from the hippocampus and olfactory bulb to the pancreas helped improve insulin production and reduce blood glucose levels in rats with diabetes, according to a study in EMBO Molecular Medicine. Experts said using the patients' own neural stem cells may address shortages in insulin-producing cells without the need for gene transfer to bolster diabetes treatment.

View Full Article in:

Yahoo!

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
BSI
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Medtronic
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA