December 20, 2015, Prof. Eduardo Mitrani of The Hebrew University is featured in the Times of Israel for inventing a bioengineered pancreas to help diabetics regulate their sugar levels.
The life of a diabetic is plagued with the constant need to measure the amount of glucose in their bloodstream and inject themselves with insulin. It is nearly impossible to control the body's glucose level with these imperfect solutions. The bioengineered pancreas Mirani and start-up Betalin Therapeutics are developing naturally produces insulin and offers a more effective treatment.
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