Thomas Ramey Watson

Closer than ever to cure for type 1 Diabetes

Scientists may be getting closer to finding a cure for type I diabetes if new research conducted in mice plays out in humans.

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., have found they can convert spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) from the testes into

insulin-secreting beta islet cells normally found in the pancreas.

And they can do so with greater ease than has been done in the past using adult stem cells.

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