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The Banting & Best Diabetes Centre (BBDC) at University Health Network
Inspired by history and the urgent need to improve treatment and care here and around the world, University Health Network and the University of Toronto have partnered and launched an ambitious $20 million campaign in support of diabetes research at the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre. This funding will bolster our researchers’ strong record of driving world firsts. (www.bbdc.org)
Looking to the future, regenerative medicine is a key focus of diabetes research.
Our researchers are global leaders in this pursuit and are edging closer towards the creation of insulin-producing cells from stem cells, ready for transplantation into people with diabetes. In addition, our efforts involving human genome sequencing have enabled more sophisticated approaches to diabetes studies.
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