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Rady Children's Specialists

Endocrinology / Diabetes

Research and Clinical Trials

Through cutting-edge basic science and clinical research programs, we seek to discover better treatments — and cures — for endocrine disorders and diabetes.

Basic science research on diabetes is conducted at the Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC), a collaboration between Rady Children’s and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with an emphasis on developing a cell-based therapy for insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes. Our researchers have gained national recognition for their work in diabetes and beta-cell biology. For more on the PDRC, visit their website.

Clinical trials are conducted at Rady Children’s. For active clinical trials, click here.

For detailed information on research activities of our team members, visit the UC San Diego Department of Pediatrics website.