Researcher Ed Damiano Lectures on the Bionic Pancreas

If you have Type 1 diabetes, you are no doubt familiar with the “bionic pancreas,” a tool currently under development by researchers at Boston University (and other institutions) that aims to control blood glucose levels without requiring user intervention. On November 12, 2014, researcher Ed Damiano, PhD — father of a child with Type 1 diabetes — presented a more than hour-long lecture on the device, including information about what bionic pancreas researchers are intending to do with this “bridge to a cure” and what they have already done. To see the presentation by Dr. Damiano, click here.

This blog entry was written by Web Editor Diane Fennell.

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  • Guilherme ‘Gil’ de Paula

    It’s great to see that other organizations/companies besides Pancreum (www.pancreum.com) are also working on a dual-hormone (insulin & glucagon) bionic (a.k.a. artificial) pancreas,