Endocrine Abstracts (2018) 59 S1.2 | DOI: 10.1530/endoabs.59.S1.2

State of the art in islet cell therapy: preclinical advances in graft revascularization

Willem Staels1,2, Yannick Verdonck1, Yves Heremans1, Gunter Leuckx1, Sofie De Groef1, Carlo Heirman3, Eelco de Koning4, Conny Gysemans5, Kris Thielemans3, Luc Baeyens1, Harry Heimberg1 & Nico De Leu1,6,7


1Beta Cell Neogenesis (BENE), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; 2Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Endocrinology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; 3Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Therapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; 4Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands; 5Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Endocrinology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; 6Department of Endocrinology, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium, 7Department of Endocrinology, ASZ Aalst, Aalst, Belgium.