This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874839 ISLET.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 874839 ISLET.

A European project innovating advanced cell-therapy for Diabetes

Improving the lives of people with diabetes

World renowned
Diabetes expertise

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ISLET

ISLET is spearheaded by a unique scientific team that share an ambitious common goal: to pioneer a new advanced cell therapy for Type 1 Diabetes. Our team combines the wealth of expertise, facilities and knowledge of seven institutions to allow key findings to be translated into a therapy. As a team ISLET has a unique power to improve the lives of people living with diabetes, not just through therapy, but through advanced public engagement and communication. Meet our people and explore our goal.

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Living with
Diabetes

With 463 million people worldwide living with diabetes there is a large demand for new treatments. Diabetes is a chronic disease with no cure. It occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make good use of the insulin it produces. Take a glance into the life of someone with the condition.

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Advanced
Therapies

An advanced therapy uses new medical products that involve gene therapy, cell therapy, and tissue engineering. This is a fast evolving area with ground-breaking potential for the future treatment of a wide-array of diseases and injuries. Delve into the science of these approaches.

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Latest news from ISLET

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Unistem Day 2024

Unistem Day 2024

On 22nd March 2024 ISLET scientists at Helmholtz Munich opened their door to a local High School ...

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4th ISLET Consortium Meeting

4th ISLET Consortium Meeting

In February 2024 the ISLET team came together in Germany...

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Training experience for ISLET scientist

Training experience for ISLET scientist

In September 2023 Eunice Setyono of the ISLET project had the invigorating training experience at Th...

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UniStem Day 2023 at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich  

UniStem Day 2023 at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich  

For the first time the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) in Munich, had the opportunity to organize a ...

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ISLET 3rd Annual Consortium Meeting

ISLET 3rd Annual Consortium Meeting

In March 2023 the ISLET consortium members met in Germany for their 3rd annual project meeting...

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Connecting young people with Type 1 Diabetes through science

Connecting young people with Type 1 Diabetes through science

Read the beautiful blog produced by the Youth Forum of International Diabetes Forum (IDF) Europe abo...

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Diabetes – How might Stem Cells Help?

Diabetes – How might Stem Cells Help?

ISLET is collaborating with EuroGCT to provide accurate information about stem cells and diabetes...

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ISLET celebrate Leiden City of Science with a family fun day at Corpus Experience

ISLET celebrate Leiden City of Science with a family fun day at Corpus Experience

ISLET partner, Leiden University Medical School collaborate with Corpus Experience to bring family s...

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European Summer School on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

European Summer School on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Hear from ISLET scientist Johanna Siehler who benefited from attending a summer school in September ...

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ISLET consortium meet in Copenhagen

ISLET consortium meet in Copenhagen

On Tuesday 6th December ISLET partners met for a 2 day meeting to discuss project progress...

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Unistem Day 2024

Unistem Day 2024

On 22nd March 2024 ISLET scientists at Helmholtz Munich opened their door to a local High School ...

read more
4th ISLET Consortium Meeting

4th ISLET Consortium Meeting

In February 2024 the ISLET team came together in Germany...

read more
Training experience for ISLET scientist

Training experience for ISLET scientist

In September 2023 Eunice Setyono of the ISLET project had the invigorating training experience at Th...

read more
UniStem Day 2023 at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich  

UniStem Day 2023 at the Helmholtz Diabetes Center in Munich  

For the first time the Helmholtz Diabetes Center (HDC) in Munich, had the opportunity to organize a ...

read more
ISLET 3rd Annual Consortium Meeting

ISLET 3rd Annual Consortium Meeting

In March 2023 the ISLET consortium members met in Germany for their 3rd annual project meeting...

read more
Connecting young people with Type 1 Diabetes through science

Connecting young people with Type 1 Diabetes through science

Read the beautiful blog produced by the Youth Forum of International Diabetes Forum (IDF) Europe abo...

read more
Diabetes – How might Stem Cells Help?

Diabetes – How might Stem Cells Help?

ISLET is collaborating with EuroGCT to provide accurate information about stem cells and diabetes...

read more
ISLET celebrate Leiden City of Science with a family fun day at Corpus Experience

ISLET celebrate Leiden City of Science with a family fun day at Corpus Experience

ISLET partner, Leiden University Medical School collaborate with Corpus Experience to bring family s...

read more
European Summer School on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

European Summer School on Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

Hear from ISLET scientist Johanna Siehler who benefited from attending a summer school in September ...

read more
ISLET consortium meet in Copenhagen

ISLET consortium meet in Copenhagen

On Tuesday 6th December ISLET partners met for a 2 day meeting to discuss project progress...

read more