Wagner isolated the specific T-cells that attack the pancreas and cause most cases of Type 1 Diabetes. The research team has developed a drug that attacks those bad cells.
It’s having an impressive effect on mice. The drug is not only preventing mice from developing diabetes, it’s also reversing the effects of diabetes in mice that already have the disease.
News article: http://denver.cbslocal.com/2012/03/09/cu-researchers-find-cure-for-type-1-diabetes-in-mice/
Related grant: http://www.diabetes.org/news-research/research/research-database/cd40-as-a-biomarker-in-type-1-diabetes.html
Related research: http://www.jleukbio.org/content/84/2/431.abstract