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UAB Researchers Cure Type 1 diabetes in Dogs Using Gene Therapy  

 

 February 7, 2013 - (University of Autonoma de Barcelona) - "Researchers at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona have succeeded in completely curing type 1 diabetes in dogs with a single session of gene therapy. This is the first time that the disease has been cured in large animals, a fundamental step towards applying the therapy in humans. The study, based on introducing a "glucose sensor" into muscle, has been published in Diabetes, the most prestigious journal in this field." Read Full Press Release

 

Posted on 14-Feb-13 by Gallerno, Jacob
Tags: Science and Industry News
 
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