Genie hope for diabetics

Ireland“What is written in your genes may well dictate whether you develop kidney failure caused by diabetes. An international team hopes to read the genetic code and reveal who is at greatest risk of the disease. University College Dublin (UCD) is to play a key part in a €7 million study that will involve scientists North and South and also teams in the US. Announced this month, the Irish effort will be led by UCD’s Prof Catherine Godson …” (more)

[Dick Ahlstrom, Irish Times, 12 November]

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