Teaser: Shugo Sasaki, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of British Columbia, wants to make beta cell replacement therapies that are “immune” to attack.
The shortage of donor beta cells and the need for strong immunosuppressive drugs to prevent immune attack make beta cell replacement available only to people with severe life-threatening unawareness of their low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia. At JDRF, we are taking a new route to beta cell replacement technologies, with the aim to develop an unlimited source of insulin-producing cells without drugs that limit your immune system’s role in fighting off infection.
New and expanded partnerships accelerate scientific research, science education
BURLINGTON, Mass., February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Building on its commitment to accelerate scientific research and science education, MilliporeSigma today announced nine new or expanded partnerships with leading nonprofit organizations across the world. These long-term, multi-dimensional partnerships are designed to spark scientific curiosity and passion — paving the road for innovative breakthroughs with demonstrated impact and measurable outcomes.
Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand has donated 20 RAM 1500 Tradesman trucks and $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The trucks will provide transportation for the Red Cross to help New Jersey and New York families and communities, and will become a permanent addition to the organization’s fleet of vehicles.
Local CITGO Lubricants Marketer Supports Charity Race and Classic Car Showcase
HERSHEY, Pa., June 19, 2012/ 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Lubricants and local Marketer Jack Rich, Inc. recently helped raise more than $200,000 for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum and the AACA Library & Research Center as sponsors of the