Hope for a future cure of insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes received a boost from the research findings of a multi-year project led by Prof. Yuval Dor of Hebrew University’s Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada with Hadassah University Medical Center’s co-lead author Prof. Benjamin Glaser and his research team, who identified the key signal that initiates production of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. (Read the full story in the September 11 Jerusalem Post article.) http://www.jpost.com/HealthAndSci-Tech/Health/Article.aspx?id=237573