Medical Xpress July 28, 2021
Researchers at the University of Exeter teamed up with colleagues at the Indiana University School of Medicine to commemorate the centennial of the discovery of insulin and the critical moments that have led to today’s understanding and clinical approaches.
The new review titled “100 years of insulin: celebrating the past, present and future of diabetes therapy” has just been published in Nature Medicine. It was co-authored by Alice Carr and Richard Oram, Ph.D., from the University of Exeter’s College of Medicine and Health, and IU School of Medicine physician-scientists Emily Sims, MD, Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, Ph.D., and Linda DiMeglio, MD, MPH.
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