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Drs. Laura Crisa and Vincenzo Cirulli published an editorial-invited Preview in Cell Reports

Laura Crisa and Vincenzo Cirulli published an editorial-invited Preview in Cell Reports, commenting on a recent publication by Chang and colleagues reporting on a successful strategy to achieve durable mixed hematopoietic chimerism that promotes the engraftment and long-term function of pancreatic islet allotransplants in fully immunocompetent mice, without immunosuppression.   Crisa & Cirulli, Cell Reports,

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‘Bionic pancreas’ Improves Type 1 Diabetes Control

‘Bionic pancreas’ improves type 1 diabetes control A pocket-size wearable device known as a bionic pancreas, which uses next-generation technology to automatically deliver insulin, was more effective at maintaining blood glucose (sugar) levels within normal range than standard-of-care management among people with type 1 diabetes, a new multicenter clinical trial has found. Results were published

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Drs. Vincenzo Cirulli and Laura Crisa have received the first state-funded 2022-2023 ISCRM Team Award (ITA)

Drs. Vincenzo Cirulli, associate professor and Laura Crisa, associate professor (Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition), and Hannele Ruohola-Baker and Shiri Levy (Biochemistry) have received the first state-funded 2022-2023 ISCRM Team Award (ITA). Funding will allow the researchers to develop and validate a multidisciplinary approach to generate clinically applicable pancreatic tissue for transplant in diabetes treatment. The

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