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.”

Animal Model Shows High-Fat Diets Cause Inflammation and Cancer, But Type of Fat Matters

A high-fat-diet-induced immune reaction causes inflammation leading to intestinal cancer in a mouse model – even among animals that are not obese — according to a study from the Pacific Northwest Research Institute’s (PNRI) Nadeau Lab, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University, and others.

Epidemiological and clinical evidence have linked obesity with inflammation and increased risk

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