Scientists at PNRI want to better understand human metabolism and what happens when this chemical process malfunctions, causing diseases such as diabetes or inborn errors of metabolism.
New Screening Method for Type 1 Diabetes Risk
Our scientists published a study in January 2019 that will help identify who will develop Type 1 diabetes.
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.
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