Investigator Profile: John Kaddis
Human Islet Research Enrichment Center (HIREC)
►Where are you from originally, and where did you go to school?
I grew up in California and attended the University of Southern California for graduate school.
►What is your current position?
►Why did you decide to become a researcher?
There was not a decisive moment for me, rather a collection of experiences that informed my direction.
►What is the “Big Picture” of what you study?
To enhance the clarity of our challenges and solutions in type 1 diabetes.
►What is your favorite aspect of your research?
The people and the problems.
► What do you hope to achieve with your research?
To make contributions that are not forgotten.
►When not in the lab what are your favorite hobbies/activities?
Construction, landscaping, running, cycling, and swimming (not so much).