‘Device-less’ cell transplant allows safer, more effective treatment of Type 1 diabetes

First appeared in the Edmonton Journal, Apr. 22 2015

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“The results are very promising and it certainly is very safe, it’s very simple.”

Dr. James Shapiro, University of Alberta

Dr. Andrew Pepper, left, and Dr. James Shapiro believe their new technique will offer less risk and far greater health benefits to diabetes patients in comparison to current transplant methods. John Lucas/Edmonton Journal
Dr. Andrew Pepper, left, and Dr. James Shapiro believe their new technique will offer less risk and far greater health benefits to diabetes patients in comparison to current transplant methods. John Lucas/Edmonton Journal

Feature photo by John Lucas/Edmonton Journal

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