CureDM, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company established to develop new therapies that may prevent, ameliorate or reverse diabetes and allow for the discontinuation of insulin.
The research team at CureDM has discovered and is developing a novel human peptide associated with regeneration of insulin-producing islets within the pancreas. This peptide called Human proIslet Peptide (HIP), also known as “HIP2B”, stimulates the differentiation of new insulin-producing islets from existing adult pancreatic progenitor cells. Restoration of pancreatic function may be achieved, without the use of stem cells by clinical treatment with this peptide therapeutic. The CureDM approach is to restore new insulin-producing islet structures in patients with diabetes.
Loraine V. Upham