"I am excited by a new collaboration with Amarantus Bioscience to develop A REVOLUTIONARY THERAPY FOR WOLFRAM SYNDROME, the most difficult form of blindness and diabetes. We will use MANF protein derived from human brain to achieve this goal. "
This partnership with Washington Univ., and with Dr. Urano taking a lead position in this collaborative effort in the work with MANF is an extremely important development for AMBS. Washington Univ. School of Medicine is a highly prestigious institution and Dr. Urano is the leader there in diabetes research that his mentor Dr. Permutt iinitated many years ago.