How a new type 1 diabetes therapy for pets also shows promise for long-term reversal of type 1 diabetes in humans – Purdue University

2018-08-28T11:32:44+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: Diabetes, Health, Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

What if instead of daily insulin injections or wearing pumps, just getting a shot every few months could reverse Type 1 diabetes for you – or your dog? It might take ushering in healthy pancreatic cells like a Trojan horse.   A new diabetes treatment developed by researchers at Purdue University and Indiana University School [...]

How Dogs Are Helping Purdue Scientists Discover Better Cancer Treatments

2018-05-10T10:41:22+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Research Spotlight|Tags: , , , , |

Only 40% of cancer patients respond to chemotherapy.  With the help of some canine friends, scientists at Purdue have developed a new method to see how a patient's body is responding to chemotherapy.  The treatment of cancer in dogs is almost identical to the treatment of cancer in humans.  Scientists at Purdue tested chemotherapy response [...]