REDDSTAR Gains Worldwide Coverage

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Below is a selection of media coverage for the REDDSTAR project over the past several weeks.  Information about the Project has been reported by media outlets in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America.

UTV Coverage: Sight saving study at Queen’s

The sight of diabetes sufferers could be saved by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast, who are developing a study using adult stem cells.

Published 15th February, 2013. Link to article here.

2/14/13 Belfast Telegraph Belfast research gives hope to diabetics at risk of blindness
2/14/13 Irish Daily Mail We could help blind diabetics to see again, say scientists
2/18/13 UTV Live sight affected by diabetes
2/15/13 UTV – Online Sight saving study at Queen’s – UTV Live News
2/14/13 U105 Radio News Sight saving study at Queen’s
2/14/13 Daybreak NI News Diabetes patients’ sight could be saved
2/14/13 Irish Independent – Online 00:16 Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Belfast Telegraph – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Ballymena Today – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Carrickfergus Today – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Dromore Leader – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Antrim Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Newtownabbey Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Mid Ulster Mail – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Coleraine Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 PortadownTimes – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Tyrone Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Yahoo! News UK and Ireland Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Lurgan Today – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Lisburn Today – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Londonderry Sentinel – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 ScienceDaily Study Aims to Use Stem Cells to Help Save Sight of Diabetes Sufferers
2/14/13 Ballymoney Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 EurekAlert! Queen’s study aims to use stem cells to help save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/14/13 Farming Life – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Larne Times – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Banbridge Leader – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Derry Journal Group – Online Therapy gives diabetics new hope
2/14/13 Alpha Galileo Queen’s study aims to use stem cells to help save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/14/13 Belfast City Beat Radio News sight of diabetes suffers
2/14/13 Bio-Medicine – Online Queen’s study aims to use stem cells to help save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/14/13 mediLexicon- Online Queen’s Study Aims To Use Stem Cells To Help Save Sight Of Diabetes Sufferers
2/14/13 HealthCanal.com Queen’s study aims to use stem cells to help save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/14/13 Irish Health.com Irish study could save sight of ‘millions’…
2/14/13 Planet Berry Llc Queen’s Study Aims To Use Stem Cells To Help Save Sight Of Diabetes Sufferers
2/14/13 BioSpace.com Queen’s University Study Aims to Use Stem Cells to Help Save Sight of Diabetes Sufferers,
2/15/13 FierceBioTech Research Study Aims to Use Stem Cells to Help Save Sight of Diabetes Sufferers
2/15/13 Bionity.COM Queen’s study aims to use stem cells to help save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/17/13 News-Medical.net Novel approach uses adult stem cells to save sight of diabetes sufferers
2/21/13 PhilippinesNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 Sri LankanNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 PakistanNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 AmsterdamNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 AustraliaNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 South KoreaNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 BeijingNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 ArgentinaNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 BruineiNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 BombayNews.net Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 Dublin News – Online Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/21/13 Toronto Telegraph – Online Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness
2/23/13 Cutting Edge News – Online Scientists Explore Stem Cells to Treat Diabetic Blindness

 

Some Excerpts: 

We could help blind diabetics to see again, say scientists         14/02/2013                      Irish Daily Mail

We could help blind diabetics to see again, say scientists By Petrina Vousden Health Editor SCIENTISTS here are developing a radical treatment to help blind diabetics get their vision back. If successful, the experts based in Galway and Belfast – will be able to reverse blindness in those with severe sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy, which affects 18,000 people in Ireland. Professor Alan Stitt of Queen’s University, Belfast, said the study involves investigating whether certain stem cells can repair blood vessels In the retina that have been damaged as a result of diabetes

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Belfast research gives hope to diabetics at risk of blindness   14/02/2013                      Belfast Telegraph

Queen’s University Belfast are hoping to develop a novel approach that could save the sight of millions of diabetes sufferers around the world. Work has already begun to try and come up with a technique to grow blood vessels in an aim to restore sight to people affected by the devastating disease.

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