News : 2012 : January

Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D.

With $10 Million Grant, Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D., Aims to Develop Co-Transplant Criteria

Years ago, before researchers knew much about the ability of mesenchymal stem cells to reduce inflammation, repair damaged tissue and promote blood vessel growth, Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D., discovered that delivering MSCs intravenously during islet transplantation more than doubled islet function, enhanced islet survival and reversed rejection episodes.

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