NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomics scientists at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT will use a $3 million foundation grant to conduct integrative research with chemical biologists focused on type 1 diabetes.
 
The Broad Institute’s scientists will use the grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to try to find “ways to encourage the human body to replenish the cells that are missing in type 1 diabetes.”
 

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