Meet PNRI Scientist: Rick McLaughlin

Rick McLaughlin, PhD spent his childhood observing nature. As an adult, he turned that love of nature into an exciting research career at PNRI

We Are Redefining Genetics

At the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI), we believe genetic research holds untapped potential to improve human health

Do I Have an Exact Duplicate?

Although it is fun to imagine finding your doppelganger, genetic variation is the foundation of evolution and is essentially what keeps the human race thriving

What We Are Learning About Type 1 Diabetes

Bill Hagopian, MD, PhD, of PNRI is one of six scientists around the world studying more than 8,000 children to identify the environmental triggers of Type 1 diabetes

Meet PNRI Scientist: Amy Sirr

Amy Sirr is passionate about yeast’s role in genetic research – and there is an actual scientific term to go with it: “The Awesome Power of Yeast Genetics.”

International Diabetes Study Unlocks New Clues

Bill Hagopian has devoted his career to finding ways to predict and prevent Type 1 diabetes for people at high risk. His groundbreaking work with the TEDDY Study is unlocking new clues

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