23:29 , Jun 26, 2019 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Inhibiting PTP-1B to improve islet graft outcomes for Type I diabetes

DISEASE CATEGORY: Endocrine/metabolic; transplant INDICATION: Diabetes; islet cell transplant Inhibition of PTP-1B in pancreatic islet cell grafts could help improve outcomes in Type I diabetes. In a mouse model of Type I diabetes, knockout of...
07:00 , Sep 10, 2015 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Testing animals like humans

A group of six European labs has banded together to test the idea that carrying out preclinical studies more like trials in humans could reduce the variability seen as one of the key facets of...