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Core Lab Facility Opened

The KomIT core lab facility was recently opened and now provides a unique setting of state-of-the-art equipment for cellular and molecular research on the development of novel anti-diabetic therapies. In addition to modern cell culture equipment, the core lab has established a cell imaging multi-mode reader that combines automated digital microscopy and conventional microplate detection … Continue reading Core Lab Facility Opened

DDZ eröffnet neues Kompetenzzentrum für Innovative Diabetes Therapie (KomIT) mit acht Partnern

Das Deutschen Diabetes-Zentrum (DDZ) hat in einer offiziellen Eröffnungsveranstaltung sein neues Kompetenzzentrum für Innovative Diabetes Therapie (KomIT) mit acht Partnern eröffnet. Das Konsortium aus Industrie und universitärer Forschung will zielgerichtet die Entwicklung neuer Therapien des Diabetes vorantreiben. Ziel des vom DDZ koordinierten Zentrums ist die effiziente Translation innovativer Forschungsergebnisse in die klinische Anwendung zur Verbesserung … Continue reading DDZ eröffnet neues Kompetenzzentrum für Innovative Diabetes Therapie (KomIT) mit acht Partnern

New Type 1 diabetes therapy

Widespread use of pancreatic islet transplantation for treatment of type 1 diabetes (T1D) is currently limited by requirements for long-term immunosuppression, limited donor supply, and poor long-term engraftment and function. Upon isolation from their native microenvironment, islets undergo rapid apoptosis, which is further exacerbated by poor oxygen and nutrient supply following infusion into the portal … Continue reading New Type 1 diabetes therapy

Increased Blood Flow triggers Liver Regeneration

The liver is one of the most important human organs. It is essential for metabolism, blood detoxification and the functioning of the immune system. Moreover, the liver is the only organ which can fully regenerate its cell mass within a few weeks after more than half of the organ has been removed. The researchers led … Continue reading Increased Blood Flow triggers Liver Regeneration