Health Headlines - February 20by
Pig IsletCells Reverse Diabetes in Monkeys
In a finding that may be an important step forward... by transplanting insulin-producing cells from pigs.
This "proof of principle" study of a dozen monkeys...
Well, back to my story. On March 26, 2001, Richard had an autologous stem celltransplant... and melphalan. Then his stored stem cells were returned to him in hopes that they would seed his bone marrow...