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August 31st, 2004

Gradís Breakthrough Artificial Pancreas May Help Diabetics

Even though her colleagues told her it was impossible to create an artificial pancreas that could alleviate diabetes, and that she would never finish it in time to graduate from UC Berkeley, Tejal Desai finished what she set out to do. For three decades, scientists have tried to develop an artificial pancreas. But Desaiís Ph.D. project was a breakthrough in bioengineering research.


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