PerspectiveRegenerative Medicine

Replacing and safeguarding pancreatic β cells for diabetes

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Science Translational Medicine  02 Dec 2015:
Vol. 7, Issue 316, pp. 316ps23
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa9359

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Abstract

Pluripotent stem cells are a scalable source of pancreatic cells for transplantation into patients with diabetes. Here, we describe how the field is gaining momentum toward a β cell replacement therapy.

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