Video: Diabetes and Stem Cells


A compelling documentary telling the story of how scientists across the world are exploring the possibility of a therapy for Diabetes using lab grown beta cells. The short film is layered with beautifully hand drawn animation by award winning animator Cameron Duguid. Featuring also, Diabetes UK young volunteers who open our minds to a life with Diabetes.

Generously funded by The European Commission through FP7 and H2020 funded projects Eurostemcell and HumEn:

HumEn This project, HumEn - Upscaling human insulin-producing beta cell production by efficient differentiation and expansion of endoderm progenitors - has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 602587

Eurostemcell EuroStemCell is here to help European citizens make sense of stem cells. We provide independent, expert-reviewed information and road-tested educational resources on stem cells and their impact on society. We’ve received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement number 652796)