JDF COUNTDOWN
VOL. XVII, NO. 3
SUMMER 1996

f e a t u r e s

cover story
Photo So Far Away, So Close
Today's best hope for a cure seems simple: Transplant islet cells into the diabetic body to produce insulin. But is it really achievable? The world's most prominent researchers discuss the obstacles. BY MICHAEL BURTON

transplantation
Tales of Tolerance
Aldo Rossini offers a look at his research program and how it is solving a piece of the islet transplantation puzzle. Plus: the JDF Programs of Excellence. BY WAYNE L. CLARK

Photo transplantation
Love: Too Small a Word
How the priceless gifts by these living transplant donors have transformed lives--especially their own. BY MICHAEL BURTON

special pull-out: COUNTDOWN for Kids

d e p a r t m e n t s
Photo government watch
Building a Bridge from Bench to Bedside BY S. ROBERT LEVINE, M.D., AND WILLIAM T. SCHMIDT, ESQ.

research news
Encouraging News on Neonatal Diabetes / Researchers Identify Trigger Protein / Trial Participants Needed

JDF news
Piedmont Pedestrians Raise Record Amount / Fiesta Bowl Parade Features JDF Kids / Corporate Sponsor Profile / And More from Around the World


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