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Current Projects

  • Inducing Remission in New Onset t1dm with Alefacept: Phase II clinical trial for individuals with recent-onset T1DM, Immune Tolerance Network 045AI
  • Subcontract, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Benaroya Research Institute, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
  • Trial Net – Natural History Study of The Development of Type I Diabetes, University of South Florida: The division has participated in TrialNet studies since its inception more than a decade ago. We enroll patients and their families to support TrialNet’s mission which is to prevent type 1 diabetes and stop disease progression by preserving insulin production before and after diagnosis.
  • Participation in large longitudinal study of bone accrual in children and adolescents newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The goal of this research is to understand the reasons for impaired bone health in patients with type 1 diabetes so that we can develop and evaluate therapeutic interventions aimed at improving bone strength.
  • Longitudinal Evaluation of Bone Density and Structure in Children and Adolescents with Incident Type 1 Diabetes
  • Assessment of Calcium Intake in the Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Population 
  • Evaluation of Hypercalciuria in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Assessment of Calcium Metabolism in Adolescent Girls with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Safety and Efficacy of Chlorthalidone to Reduce Urinary Calcium Excretion in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
  • An Observational Longitudinal, Prospective, Long-Term Registry of Patients with Hyophosphatasia
  • Evaluation of Endocrine and Bone Health Care Received by Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in MDSTARnet