Gabriëlle G. M. Pinkse

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BACKGROUND Islet cell transplantation can cure type 1 diabetes (T1D), but only a minority of recipients remains insulin-independent in the following years. We tested the hypothesis that allograft rejection and recurrent autoimmunity contribute to this progressive loss of islet allograft function. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Twenty-one T1D patients(More)
BACKGROUND A major drawback of allogeneic hepatocyte transplantation is the lack of sustained survival of the transplanted cells in the recipient liver parenchyma. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the presence or absence of hepatic extracellular matrix (ECM) molecules on hepatocyte survival and function following hepatocyte isolation(More)
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