A quest: Insulin-releasing implant for Type 1 diabetes

A coin-sized, semipermeable pouch is key to the proposed implant. The pouch allows cells inside to thrive and release insulin, the researchers say, while protecting the cells from immune rejection.
A coin-sized, semipermeable pouch is key to the proposed implant. The pouch allows cells inside to thrive and release insulin, the researchers say, while protecting the cells from immune rejection.