(University of North Carolina Health Care) The study, published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, describes research conducted on mice and pigs. The research team, led by Zhen Gu, Ph.D., professor of bioengineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, is applying for FDA approval of clinical trials in humans. Gu and colleagues conducted the initial successful tests of the smart insulin patch in mice in 2015 as part of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/uonc-rst020420.php