News : 2013 : March

Camillo Ricordi, M.D.

DRI Tests BioHub Mini Organ to Restore Natural Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes

Scientists from the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) are taking a quantum leap toward a biological cure for diabetes by unveiling the DRI BioHub, a bioengineered “mini organ” that contains lifesaving insulin-producing cells that can sense blood sugar and release the precise amount of insulin needed in real time.

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