Lucentis for Diabetic Eye Disease

Genentech, Inc., a member of the Roche Group, announced that its second Phase III study known as RISE, which is evaluating the drug Lucentis in patients with diabetic macular edema, met its primary clinical endpoint. Results showed that after 24 months, a significantly higher percentage of patients receiving monthly injections of Lucentis experienced improved vision […]

Beta Cell Encapsulation Workshop

On March 22–23, 2011, JDRF brought together more than 40 corporate and academic experts on beta cell encapsulation in order to discuss the most recent progress, and to identify critical gaps, in the field. Recommendations from the workshop will guide JDRF’s next wave of research efforts to close these gaps and move the field forward. […]