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A gene therapy technique could help islet transplants, but current anti-rejection drug therapy may hurt transplanted cells.
However, the study also indicates that current triple-drug therapy used in anti-rejection therapy after islet transplants can harm transplanted pancreatic rat islets. It may also induce diabetes in rats as shown in the control group receiving only the anti-rejection therapy.
"This study suggests that the current anti-rejection regimen might need to be further optimized or changed,” says senior study author Andrew Stewart, MD.
-Endocrinology, February 2004
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