Time Line

The chart below shows the Company's progress from product conception to ongoing animal studies, and projected milestones to market launch of the Islet Sheet.

Date Milestone
1995 October First patent application filed
1997 February Incorporation of Islet Sheet Medical LLC
1998 June $300,000 "angel" financing
1998 September First implant of a sheet into a dog (U of Chicago)
1999 January First patent issues
1999 May First implant of a sheet fulfilling design criteria into a dog
2000 February First dog cure (U of Cincinnati)
2000 September Second patent application filed
2000 October Studies to determine best implant site begin at the University of Alberta
2001 January Liver, diaphragm and pancreas sites shown to be suitable.
2001 March Studies begin in diabetic dogs at University of Alberta