Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes: So Close and yet so Far away|
The authors review the key challenges encountered in the islet transplantation field which include islet source limitation, sub-optimal engraftment of islets, lack of oxygen and blood supply for transplanted islets, and immune rejection of islets. [Eur J Endocrinol]
Challenges of Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma is currently the most deadly common carcinoma with an overall 5-year survival rate of about 6%. The authors highlight agents that illuminate various cell populations that comprise the tumor: epithelial, endothelial, and stromal tumor cells. [Cancer J] Abstract
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