ing on one specific molecule to find an answer."
ment of type 1 diabetes in humans.
from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases/National Institutes of Health. Her research is also
funded by a two-year, $40,000 Busch Biomedical Grant,
by the Charles and Johanna Busch Memorial Fund.
Meanwhile, Dr. Virdis has applied for a postdoctoral fel-
lowship from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
says Lisa Denzin, PhD, associate
professor of pediatrics and resident
scientist, Child Health Institute of
New Jersey (above, left), who is working
with postdoctoral research fellow
and former Sardinian graduate student
Francesca Virdis, PhD, to understand
the role of DM in preventing the
development of type 1 diabetes