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It May Take Guts To Cure Diabetes, Columbia University Study



6/30/2014 7:17:11 AM

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By switching off a single gene, scientists at Columbia University's Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center have converted human gastrointestinal cells into insulin-producing cells, demonstrating in principle that a drug could retrain cells inside a person's GI tract to produce insulin. The new research was reported today in the online issue of the journal Nature Communications.

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