Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

Timothy J. Kieffer, professor in the UBC Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences and the Department of Surgery and current leader of the Diabetes Research Group in the Life Sciences Centre (www.diabetes.ubc.ca). Martin Dee Photograph.

A stem cell solution to diabetes in 10 years

Dec. 18, 2012 | Filed under: Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , ,

The discovery of new sources of stem cells may herald the end of insulin injections.

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L-R: Associate Professor James Johnson and Ph.D. student and co-author Arya Mehran. Photo credit: Martin Dee

UBC research finds another culprit for obesity: Too much insulin

Dec. 4, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A serendipitous discovery by a researcher at the University of British Columbia could overturn widely accepted notions about healthy eating habits.

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Stem cells can beat back diabetes: UBC research

Jun. 27, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , ,

University of British Columbia scientists, in collaboration with an industry partner, have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for a disease that affects nearly one in four Canadians.

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T cell discovery shows promise for Type 1 diabetes treatment: UBC-CFRI study

Oct. 5, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A research team from the University of British Columbia and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital has identified the role of a type of T cell in type 1 diabetes that may lead to new treatment options for young patients.

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