Researchers use stem cells to make insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells


Grantee News
August 30, 2021

The human body can be genetically inclined to attack its own cells, destroying the beta cells in the pancreas that make insulin, which helps convert sugar into energy. Called Type 1 diabetes, this disorder can occur at any age and can be fatal if not carefully managed with insulin shots or an insulin pump to balance the body's sugar levels. Read more from Penn State News.