Human Islet Research Network
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Background

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.