By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Forsyth Institute today announced a research collaboration with the Dasman Diabetes Institute of Kuwait directed at type 2 diabetes in children.

The five-year agreement will also explore conditions that predispose children to obesity and research will be directed at maintaining metabolic health in children, Forsyth said in a statement. The Kuwait Dental School is also participating in the alliance.

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