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Islet Sciences, Inc. Company Profile

17:44 EDT 18th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Islet Sciences is a development-stage biotechnology company with patented technologies focused on infusion therapy for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Company's infusion technology includes methods for the culturing, isolation, maturation, and immunoprotection (microencapsulation) of islet cells. The Company's mission includes the introduction of commercial products relevant to the insulin dependent diabetes marketplace including diagnostics and anti inflammatory compounds. For more information: www.isletsciences.com


News Articles [556 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Miniature Oxygen Tank Keeps Transplanted Islet Cells Functional for Diabetes Therapy

The potential to treat type 1 diabetes using transplanted islet cells has long been recognized, but in reality this has proven challenging partly because the transplanted islet cells die if they don...

New implantable device furnishes islet cells with their own supply of oxygen

Since the 1960s, researchers have been interested in the possibility of treating type 1 diabetes by transplanting islet cells -- the pancreatic cells that are responsible for producing insulin when bl...

Islet Transplantation Improves Quality of Life in T1DM

THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 -- There are significant improvements in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) following islet transplantation in patients with type 1 diabetes complicated by severe hypoglyc...

Implantable islet cells come with their own oxygen supply

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT and a company, Beta-O2 Technologies, have designed and tested an implantable device for treatment of Type 1 diabetes. The device furnishes is...

Islet Beta Cell Only M3 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Knockout Mouse

Researchers at NIH have developed islet beta cell M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor knockout mouse. The mice were generated by crossing floxed mouse M3 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor mice with m...

Transgenic Mice Overexpressing Islet Beta Cell M3 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptors

Researchers at NIH have generated transgenic mice in which the M3 muscarinic receptor is overexpressed in pancreatic beta cells. This was done by placing the receptor gene under the control of the 650...

Islet Sciences Inc Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Deals and Alliances Profile [Report Updated: 12032018] Prices from USD $250

SummaryIslet Sciences Inc Islet Sciences is a developer of medicines and technologies for the treatment of metabolic diseases. The company's pipeline products include immune modulating small molecule ...

Islet Sciences Inc Pharmaceuticals Healthcare Deals and Alliances Profile [Report Updated: 23042018] Prices from USD $250

SummaryIslet Sciences Inc Islet Sciences is a developer of medicines and technologies for the treatment of metabolic diseases. The company's pipeline products include immune modulating small molecule ...

PubMed Articles [796 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Does islet size really influence graft function following clinical islet transplantation?

It has been proposed that islet transplants comprised primarily of small rather than large islets may provide better graft function, due to their lower susceptibility to hypoxic damage. Our aim was to...

Islet transplantation 30 years after the first transplants.

First clinical islet allotransplantation in patients affected by type 1 diabetes mellitus was performed about 30 years ago. Despite the progressive improvement of the success rate, the clinical indica...

A pilot study of pancreatic islet amyloid PET imaging with 18FFDDNP.

Pancreatic islet amyloid deposition occurs before β-cell damage in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. The islet and Alzheimer's disease β-amyloid shares similar secondary structures. The Alzheimer's...

Islet Graft Function Is Preserved After Pregnancy in Patients With Previous Total Pancreatectomy With Islet Autotransplant.

The Pericyte of the Pancreatic Islet Regulates Capillary Diameter and Local Blood Flow.

Efficient insulin secretion requires a well-functioning pancreatic islet microvasculature. The dense network of islet capillaries includes the islet pericyte, a cell that has barely been studied. Here...

Clinical Trials [325 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Quality Control of Pancreatic Islet Intended to Islet Graft Cells Intended to Stabilot Islet Graft Protocol

Islet quality control after pancreatic islets isolation process is insufficient. The Islet Chip study proposes to develop a bio-sensor that will allow a multi-parametric analysis of islet ...

Islet Allotransplantation for Type 1 Diabetic Patients

The purpose of this study is to determine if islet cell transplantation , is an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes. Study participants may receive up to three islet transplants and wi...

Islet Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Patients

Our hypothesis is that a successful clinical islet transplant program can be established at the University of Wisconsin using a steroid -free, sirolimus- and low dose tacrolimus - based im...

Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Into the Anterior Chamber of the Eye

The treatment in this trial consists of intraocular islet transplantation. A single dose of 1000 - 2000 Islet Equivalents (IEQ)/kg recipient body weight (BW) will be infused into the anter...

Study of Islet Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetic Kidney Transplant Recipients

The purpose of the study is to learn if islet transplantation is an effective treatment for Type 1 diabetes in people who have had a kidney transplant. The primary objectives of the study...

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Islet Sciences, Inc.

Islet Sciences is a development-stage biotechnology company with patented technologies focused on infusion therapy for people with insulin-dependent diabetes. The Company's infusi...

Waratah Pharmaceuticals

Waratah is a dynamic young biopharmaceutical company founded in April 2000 as a spin-off of RTP Pharma Inc. to develop and commercialize products for its novel, patented therapy – Islet Neogenesis T...

Novocell, Inc.

Novocell is a preclinical therapeutic company focused on diabetes. Our therapy is based on the encapsulation and implantation of pancreatic beta cell progenitors (Pro-Islet-1) derived from human stem...

Islet Holdings, Inc.

International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association

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