Quick Snips: Patient Stories

Dr. Klearchos Papas

Closing in on a New Solution to Manage Type 1 Diabetes

By: Olivia Miltner | March 8, 2022

An implantable, bioartificial pancreas two decades in the making may soon provide a new treatment option for adults and children with Type 1 diabetes.

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Three kidney transplants and 43 years later, Bruce Byrd lives and loves life

By: Olivia Miltner | January 24, 2022

Bruce Byrd credits medical breakthroughs and teams like the B-UMCT Kidney and Pancreas Transplant team with keeping him alive for 43 years through three kidney transplants.

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Dr. Klearchos Papas

Health Sciences Researchers Close In on Diabetes Solution

By: Olivia Miltner | November 18, 2021

Hunting for decades, Drs. Klearchos Papas, Robert Johnson and Tom Loudovaris help develop a bio-artificial pancreas at UArizona Health Sciences.

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