Qatar University Biomedical Research Centre organised a seminar on the use of stem cells to treat diabetes. The event on ‘Pluripotent stem cells as tools for disease modeling and cell therapy in diabetes’ was delivered by Dr Essam M Abdelalim, scientist, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute, and Assistant Professor at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).
He said with diabetes as the most prevailing disease with progressive incidence worldwide and no permanent treatment available yet, cell therapy might prove to be the best approach to treat type 1 and severe cases of type 2 diabetes.
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