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New biomaterial promotes immune tolerance of transplanted pancreatic cells

May 16, 2022

To overcome the shortage of insulin-producing beta cells in type 1 diabetes, the transplantation of islets, a group of cells in the pancreas, is a treatment option offered to patients – however, patients are then required to take lifelong immunosuppressive drugs to prevent rejection of the transplanted cells. A research team at Massachusetts General Hospital […]

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