NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at the Georgia Regents University have netted a $10 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to continue pursuing a long-term, international effort to study the genetic and environmental contributors to type 1 diabetes, the university said today.

The NIDDK grant to Jin-Xiong She, director of the Medical College of Georgia's Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, will support the next phases of The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study.

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