Why UW Medicine Diabetes Institute??
With your help, the UW Medicine Diabetes Institute is improving lives throughout the Northwest and around the world. Our research faculty work together to investigate novel hypotheses and discover new drug targets, biomarkers, and prevention strategies to combat diabetes and its complications.
Who is the founder of the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation??
Also in 1956, Swedish Hospital surgeon Dr. William B. Hutchinson founded the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation. Independently incorporated but housed at Swedish, the research foundation provided a place for practicing physicians to carry out their own research.
PNRI explores the human body’s innate ability to remain healthy in the face of genetic and environmental risk. We are discovering new pathways for diagnosing, treating, and preventing disease. New Screening Method for Type 1 Diabetes Risk. Our scientists published a study in January 2019 that will help identify who will develop Type 1 diabetes.
What is gengenetics PNRI??
Genetics redefined. PNRI explores the human body’s innate ability to remain healthy in the face of genetic and environmental risk. We are discovering new ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent disease. A technology discovered 20 years ago by PNRI scientist David Galas has been used by Abbott Labs to develop its rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19.