Methods and Compositions for Treating and Preventing Diabetes

Shulamit Levenberg (Inventor), Eddy Karnieli (Inventor), Eli Chaim Lewis (Inventor), Margarita Beckerman (Inventor), Chava Harel (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


The present invention is directed to, inter alia, a scaffold-cell construct including a biocompatible polymer (e.g., poly-l-lactic acid (PLLA) and polylacticglycolicacid (PLGA)) and recombinant cells having increased GLUT4 levels and/or activity. The invention is further directed to methods for reducing glucose levels in a subject in need thereof. Also provided are methods of producing the scaffold-cell construct of the invention.
Original languageEnglish GB
Patent numberEP3746179
StatePublished - 9 Dec 2021


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