By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases expects to spend $15 million in 2012 to fund research that seeks to determine the functions of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genes and non-HLA genes and how they are involved in type 1 diabetes.

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