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Gene Therapy Reverses Type 1

Discussion in 'Diabetes News' started by Cowboyjim, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Cowboyjim

    Cowboyjim Well-Known Member

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110606092738.htm
    Gene Therapy Reverses Type 1 Diabetes in Mice, Study Finds
    An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate in curing diabetic mice. The results, being presented at The Endocrine Society's 93rd Annual Meeting in Boston: "With just one injection of this gene therapy, the mice remain diabetes-free long term and have a return of normal insulin levels in the body," said Vijay Yechoor, MD, the principal investigator and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
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    Patch Well-Known Member

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    That's very interesting. Sounds pretty complex...

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