Rare Genetic Disorder Provides Clues to Development of the Pancreas, University of Exeter Study  
12/12/2011 7:38:22 AM

A rare genetic disorder has given researchers at the University of Exeter a surprising insight into how the pancreas develops. The finding provides a clue to how it may be possible to 'programme' stem cells – master cells in the body that can develop into specialised cells – to become pancreatic cells.