Human Islet Research Network


The Human Islet Research Network (HIRN) was established in 2014 to help organize and support collaborative research related to the loss of functional beta cell mass in Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). The project consists of five independent research initiatives:

The project is managed with an Administrative Hub consisting of Program Staff at the NIH NIDDK, a Coordinating Center (CC) and a Bioinformatics Center (BC).The project is supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and the Type 1 Diabetes special funding program.