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Conference on Encapsulation

March 29th, 2011

Last week the JDRF hosted a one-day conference on encapsulation. It was a closed meeting, invitation only. They invited Jonathan Lakey, our Islet Sheet collaborator at UCI, as well as me. It was a great opportunity to see what others in our field are up to.

Four of the presentations were by presenters from for-profit companies, and ten from academic institutions. The different perspectives associated were sometimes stark. Those of us developing products are trying to get into the clinic as fast as possible. At least two academic researchers said the we are not ready for trials! (At least three people in the audience are conducting such trials.) Their lack of urgency always amazes me.

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Question from France

March 15th, 2011

Related Documents Mammalian Hibernation: Cellular and Molecular Responses to Depressed Metabolism and Low Temperature HANNAH V. CAREY, MATTHEW T. ANDREWS, AND SANDRA L. MARTIN Read the PDF I received from France: Question: Mr, quel est le rapport de l hybernation chez les animaux et le deficit de la secretion de l insuline subite ou a [...]

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