Navigation Links
Cell Transplantation reports consistent and successful islet isolations offer diabetes hope
Date:6/3/2010

ere able to achieve a better than 80 percent success rate using DI.

The team reported that there were no significant demographic or clinical differences in the two patient groups receiving islet transplants, nor were there significant differences in the donated pancreata. All donor pancreata were preserved for less than six hours. Each patient received two islet preparations.

"In the DI group, the fasting blood glucose of all three patients improved after a single islet transplantation, and improved further after the second transplantation," commented Dr. Matsumoto. "None of these patients experienced subsequent hypoglycemia, and all three became insulin independent."

The team had recently shown that the DI process was successful in animal models because DI prevented tissue and cell death, suggesting that DI improved the quality and quantity of the isolated islet cells destined for transplantation.

"The number of islets isolated from donor pancreata continues to be quite variable and many times are not sufficient for clinical transplantation" said Dr. Rodolfo Alejandro, section editor for Cell Transplantation and Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. "This paper describes a novel approach to improve islet isolation yields. These are promising results that need to be confirmed in a randomized concurrent protocol".


'/>"/>

Contact: David Eve
celltransplantation@gmail.com
Cell Transplantation Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Novel Parkinsons treatment strategy involves cell transplantation
2. Rare genetic disease successfully reversed using stem cell transplantation
3. Ovarian transplantation: First baby is born after a new technique
4. Ovarian transplantation: New technique gives greatly improved results in this delicate operation
5. REGiMMUNE presents enhanced efficacy data in preclinical transplantation models
6. New book includes advances in the science and practice of transfusion and transplantation
7. Embryonic stem cells might help reduce transplantation rejection
8. Researchers discover link between organ transplantation and increased cancer risk
9. Stem-cell transplantation improves muscles in MD animal model, UT Southwestern researchers report
10. Clearance of hepatitis C viral infection after liver transplantation
11. New climate change reports underscore need for action
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... -- Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE ), a leading ... June 26, 2014 that its Board of Directors had ... or approximately $40 million in total.  The Board established ... payment date of July 24, 2014.  The Company was ... ex-dividend date for this special cash dividend.  An ex-dividend ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... BELL, Pa. , July 2, 2014  Unisys Corporation,s ... Netherlands , Unisys Nederland N.V., today announced that it ... to deliver, implement and manage a new Basic Provision Biometrics ... Unisys won the contract with a solution ... identity management software. The term of the contract is up ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 2, 2014 NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a ... that CEO Mr. Gino Pereira was interviewed on ... in Tampa Florida . Mr. Pereira discusses ... Cedric Harris and how the Wocket™ aims to ... Cedric Harris tells Gino he ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NASDAQ Sets Ex-Dividend Date for Aware, Inc.'s Special Cash Dividend of $1.75 Per Share 2Unisys Delivers New Basic Provision Biometrics Solution to Dutch Custodial Institutions Service 2Unisys Delivers New Basic Provision Biometrics Solution to Dutch Custodial Institutions Service 3Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 2Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 3Security and Your Money: Tampa Bay Radio Host Cedric Harris Talks to NXT-ID CEO Mr. Gino Pereira about the Wocket Smart Wallet 4
... to improve the nutritional quality of leafy green ... technology that features high-density photosynthetic photon flux generated ... be applied in greenhouses for preharvest treatment of ... harmful nitrates while allowing some beneficial nutrient levels ...
... are very fragile and highly susceptible to ... in ways to increase profits and reduce ... temperature management techniques. Collaborative research from scientists ... the University of Florida contains several findings ...
... Two scientific teams at Cincinnati Children,s Hospital Medical Center ... funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to ... bone marrow failure. A team led by Yi ... five-year grant totaling $1.04 million from NIH,s National Cancer ...
Cached Biology News:Solid-state illuminator reduces nitrates in leafy green vegetables 2Hydrocooling shows promise for reducing strawberry weight loss, bruising 2$2.3 million in NIH funding for promising cancer research at Cincinnati Children's 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 On July 9 Prime ... presented Russia,s first national "Industry" ... Company is developing a unique project called MabNext ... a number of innovative drugs based on monoclonal antibodies ... took place at the International Exhibition "Innoprom 2014" in ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... WASHINGTON D.C., April 15, 2014 -- According to ... danger to nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring ... (HEU) to construct a crude nuclear explosive device. ... illicit nuclear trafficking have involved gram-level quantities, which ... methods. , According to a new study appearing ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... the fractional quantum Hall effect in bilayer graphene and ... tuned by an electric field. , The fractional ... to thin sheets are exposed to large magnetic fields, ... of individual electrons behave as a single system. However, ... established, many details of this collective behavior remain not ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... see the two universities and NPL collaborate to bring ... industry and their complementary academic strengths., Working with BIS ... the scientific priorities of the UK. The establishment of ... high-calibre PhD students, will provide a pipeline of skilled ... of the Laboratory will be grown through the creation ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Dmitry Medvedev Presented BIOCAD the First National "Industry" Award 2Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking 2Columbia researchers observe tunable quantum behavior in bilayer graphene 2Columbia researchers observe tunable quantum behavior in bilayer graphene 3Universities of Surrey and Strathclyde selected as strategic partners in the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory 2Universities of Surrey and Strathclyde selected as strategic partners in the future operation of the National Physical Laboratory 3
... viruses or running out of space in your e-mail ... work with e-mail, with a bit more security and, ... whole gigabyte of it. Original air date: Saturday, March ... Read more about Thunderbird ...
... where ,methane and steam meet to begin the reforming process. ... reactor. Both photos courtesy of Modine Manufacturing Co. ... have presented a paper at the National Hydrogen Association conference ... to extract hydrogen from natural gas. , ,Modine, a firm ...
... technology and venture funding experts will share some tips ... EInnovate at the Marriott West in Waukesha. ... and technologists with a focus on building businesses and ... partner in a Californian seed and early-stage technology fund, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Modine Manufacturing makes hydrogen generator with ChevronTexaco 2Modine Manufacturing makes hydrogen generator with ChevronTexaco 3Modine Manufacturing makes hydrogen generator with ChevronTexaco 4
...
For mRNA Differential Display with three one-base anchored oligo-dT primers and rationally designed arbitrary 13mers. These kits feature the latest generation of isotopic mRNA Differential Display t...
NATIVE, ENZYME PORCINE TRYPSIN...
G-Protein Coupled Receptor Assay, For 500 assays. SPA. Category: Drug Screening & Cellular Assays, Assays ....
Biology Products: