Engineering surrogate beta cells from primary hepatocytes
Project Member(s): Simpson, A.
Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Diabetes Council (Australian Diabetes Council Diabetes Research Grants)
Start year: 2003
Summary: This project aims to create an artifical beta cell, that is capable of synthesising, storing and secreting insulin in response to physiological stimuli.
FOR Codes: Gene Therapy, Endocrine organs and diseases (incl. diabetes), Diabetes, Gene and Molecular Therapy