Type 1 and type 2 diabetes share a name and a common element: insulin. Otherwise they’re quite different.
Enabling the development of novel therapies for serious illnesses.
Research explores the complex genetics of metabolism, energy homeostasis and regulation, and dysfunction leading to obesity and diabetes (metabolic syndrome).
Professor, Karl Gunnar Johansson Chair
Researching the basic biology of the immune response, autoimmunity, the role of the immune system in glaucoma, cancer and other diseases, and more.
Studies the genetics of kidney function and disease, particularly in the context of aging.
Investigating the genetic basis of autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes.
We collect, cryopreserve and distribute mouse strains important to research in type 1 diabetes.
Develops computational methods to study the epigenetic regulation of gene expression and its implications in important human conditions including aging and common diseases.