Dr. Haller has committed his career to developing safe and effective therapies to prevent and reverse type 1 diabetes. The recipient of several prestigious awards for his work, he is an active investigator in TrialNet Research funded by the National Institute of Health and chairs the Clinical Implementation Committee of the TEDDY study, which focuses on determining the role of environmental factors in the development of diabetes.
Dr. Schatz has been involved in type 1 diabetes research since the 1980s, focusing on prediction, natural history, genetics and prevention of the disease, as well as the management of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes. The author of more than 170 manuscripts, he is the principal investigator on several JDRF and NIH projects and co-principal investigator on a JDRF-funded project studying the origin and development of type 1 diabetes.
The annual "Excellence in Clinical Research Award" recognizes outstanding scientists who are pursuing research toward finding a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications. Presented each year at JDRF's conference, it is named for Moore and Levine in honor of their longtime extraordinary efforts and commitment to JDRF's mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research.
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International