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Sunday, June 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Diabetes and Israeli stem cells: a possible therapy

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Type 1 diabetes affects 120,000 young Australians and 21 million worldwide, with daily insulin needed to control sugar levels. But new stem cell therapies are a possible means of overcoming the need for insulin administration. This session will discuss the science and halacha of using such cells, as well as the arrangements between an Australian consortium and the Israeli company Kadimastem Ltd examining the suitability of a device for clinical use. See Israeli innovation in action!

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Bernie Tuch

Professor Tuch is an observant Jew spearheading an Australian consortium to use Israeli insulin-producing stem cells as a therapy for type 1 diabetes. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney and Monash University, Director of the NSW Stem Cell Network and the Australian... Read More →


Sunday June 16, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Room 2

Attendees (7)