Adolfo García-Ocaña

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PTH-related protein (PTHrP) is homologous with PTH. PTH, an effective anabolic agent for treating osteoporosis, has been shown to stimulate both bone resorption by osteoclasts and bone formation by(More)
Cell-based therapies offer considerable promise for prevention or cure of diabetes. We explored the potential of autologous, self-renewing, mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) as a clinically-applicable(More)
Hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) increases beta cell proliferation and function in rat insulin promoter (RIP)-targeted transgenic mice. RIP-HGF mouse islets also function superiorly to normal islets in(More)
Transgenic overexpression of either parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) or mouse placental lactogen type 1 (mPL1) in pancreatic beta-cells, using the rat insulin II promoter (RIP), results in(More)