In this 2015 photo, UHealth physician and researcher Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Research Institute, discusses a novel clinical trial for transplanting insulin-producing islets cells. UHealth CEO Steve Altschuler said Wednesday that translational research, such as cellular transplants, is the future of transplantation. Altschuler told trustees for Jackson Health System that he wants to ensure there is adequate investment in such research before UHealth agrees to a long-term exclusivity agreement for its surgeons to perform organ transplant at Jackson.
In this 2015 photo, UHealth physician and researcher Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Research Institute, discusses a novel clinical trial for transplanting insulin-producing islets cells. UHealth CEO Steve Altschuler said Wednesday that translational research, such as cellular transplants, is the future of transplantation. Altschuler told trustees for Jackson Health System that he wants to ensure there is adequate investment in such research before UHealth agrees to a long-term exclusivity agreement for its surgeons to perform organ transplant at Jackson. PEDRO PORTAL El Nuevo Herald
In this 2015 photo, UHealth physician and researcher Camillo Ricordi, director of the Diabetes Research Institute, discusses a novel clinical trial for transplanting insulin-producing islets cells. UHealth CEO Steve Altschuler said Wednesday that translational research, such as cellular transplants, is the future of transplantation. Altschuler told trustees for Jackson Health System that he wants to ensure there is adequate investment in such research before UHealth agrees to a long-term exclusivity agreement for its surgeons to perform organ transplant at Jackson. PEDRO PORTAL El Nuevo Herald

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