James Shapiro, who led the team that developed the pioneering Edmonton Protocol for islet cell transplants, is now focused on an approach that uses a diabetes patient's own cells to create insulin-producing cells that can be transplanted back into the patient. (Photo: Richard Siemens)

Research targets faster, safer source of islet cells for people with Type 1 diabetes

U of A researchers are harnessing AI to analyze patients’ own cells to create islet cells for transplant.

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