Your dedicated researchers are leading the way in ground-breaking new treatments for type 1 diabetes through the development of a 3D printer with the ability to print insulin-producing islet cells for transplant to treat this debilitating condition.
Margaret Harrigan was the first person in South Australia to receive an islet transplant as a treatment for her type 1 diabetes.
Adelaide researchers at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) are in the process of developing an implantable ‘SIM card’ that if successful will become a drug-free cure for type 1 diabetes.
On a holiday in sunny Queensland, Susan Doyle’s life was turned upside down when she discovered an unexplained lump on one of her legs.
In an Australian medical first, Australia’s first paediatric islet auto transplant procedure has been performed successfully at the Adelaide Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH).