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MedPage Today, August 2023

In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from PNRI’s Hagopian Lab and TEDDY Study colleagues found no evidence to suggest a link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 diabetes in children. Their findings stand in contrast to other recent studies that suggested a link between the virus and the disease.

DNA Today, August 2023

In this podcast episode, PNRI Senior Investigator Dr. Aimée Dudley joins Dr. Andrea Gropman, Chief of Neurogenetics and Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics at Children’s National  Hospital, and Tresa Warner, a parent of a child living with OTC deficiency and the President of the Board of Directors of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation, to discuss a novel genetic screening tool that offers hope to babies born with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTC deficiency), a life-threatening metabolic disorder.

Shellfish biologists dig for cockles in the Pacific Northwest
Northwest Treaty Tribes Magazine, July 2023

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission describes how the Suquamish Tribe and PNRI’s Metzger Lab are working together to better understand how a cancer affects the local cockle population – a traditional food for tribal members that started to disappear over the past few decades.

King-5 TV News, June 2023

KING-5 News spotlights the collaboration between PNRI’s Metzger Lab, the Suquamish Tribe and other partners to collect and analyze marine bivalves impacted by cancer to understand the spread and try to stop it.

Voice of America, June 2023

Voice of America reporter Deborah Block showcases what PNRI’s Metzger Lab is discovering about a virus-like cancer affecting some of nature’s smallest creatures – shellfish.

The Seattle Times, May 2023

The Seattle Times features the Metzger Lab’s research on the contagious cancer spreading among Pacific Northwest cockles.

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