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Trans-Network Committee

The Trans-Network Committee (TNC) consists of members of each scientific consortium, the Coordinating Center, Bioinformatics Center, and NIDDK Program Staff. The committee will:

  • facilitate communication and foster collaboration across the different consortia

  • advise during development of the agenda for the yearly HIRN Annual Meeting

  • discuss implementation of HIRN “opportunity pool” funds

     

Al Powers, MD

Vanderbilt University
Chair, HIRN Trans-Network Committee
Representative of CTAR

Lori Sussel, PhD

University of Colorado, Denver
Representative of CBDS

Ashu Agarwal, PhD

University of Miami
Representative of CHIB

Todd Brusko, PhD

University of Florida
Representative of CMAI

Klaus Kaestner, PhD, MS

University of Pennsylvania
Representative of HPAP

HIRN Human Islet Research Network

Joyce Niland, PhD

City of Hope
Principal Investigator, CC
co-Investigator, BC

John Kaddis, PhD

City of Hope
co- Investigator, CC
co-Principal Investigator, BC

Kristin Abraham, PhD

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
NIDDK Program Staff

Olivier Blondel, PhD

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
NIDDK Program Staff

Sheryl Sato, PhD

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
NIDDK Program Staff

Layla Rouse, MS

City of Hope
Project Manager, CC