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Stem Cells Treating Diabetic Wounds
Posted: Monday, March 25, 2013
Diabetic patients have an impaired ability to heal wounds, so there is a critical need to develop new treatments to improve healing.

Stem Cell Breakthrough May Bring Us Closer to a Cure
Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
In a breakthrough that signifies a move toward a cure for type 1 diabetes, Australian researchers have identified stem cells in the pancreas that can be turned into insulin-producing cells.

Stem Cell Therapy May Reverse Diabetes
Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2012
An immune regulator from healthy cord blood stem cells (CB-SCs) can "educate" the T cells of a person with type 1 diabetes, enabling the pancreas to produce insulin.

Uterine Stem Cells Used To Treat Diabetes In Mice
Posted: Wednesday, September 07, 2011
NIH-funded researchers convert cells from uterine lining into insulin-producing cells.

ProtoKinetix Forms Joint Venture Partnership to Launch a Dermatitis Therapeutic Product for the Skin Care Industry
Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Upon completion of this formulation, the Joint Venture will be able to offer a topical preparation to specifically address skin conditions caused by inflammation. Conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis and eczema are often treated with applications of corticosteroids or immune modulators, both of which carry inherent, long term health risks.

“This Joint Venture supports ProtoKinetix’ pursuit of AAGP™ products for markets looking for safe and effective solutions to diseases and conditions caused by chronic inflammation and immune response deficiencies”.

Stem Cells Show Potential to Aid Diabetic Wound Healing
Posted: Saturday, March 05, 2011
Transplanting human umbilical cord blood-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) has been found to "significantly accelerate" wound closure in diabetic mouse models.

"Grow Your Own Transplant" May be Possible for Men with Type 1 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Men with Type 1 diabetes may be able to grow their own insulin-producing cells from their testicular tissue.

Stem Cell Line Offers Fresh Approach to Diabetes Cure
Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Australian researchers have developed the country's first diabetes specific stem cell line, a major advance for patients suffering from the chronic disease.

Scientists Reveal New Clues to Origin of Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Scientists have identified events inside insulin-producing pancreatic cells that set the stage for a neonatal form of non-autoimmune Type 1 diabetes, and may play a role in Type 2 diabetes as well.

Andrew P. Mandell - Mr. Diabetes® to Sit On ProtoKinetix Advisory Board
Posted: Friday, January 15, 2010
Andrew P. Mandell - Mr. Diabetes®, Executive Director of Defeat Diabetes Foundation and diabetes advocate announced today that he will be sitting on the ProtoKinetix (PKTX) Advisory Board. ProtoKinetix, Inc. is a biotechnology company that has developed and patented a family of synthetic anti-aging glycoproteins (AAGP™) for medicine and the biotechnology and cosmetic industries.

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