An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Diabetes Institute Team at City of Hope

Within our grasp:
Diabetes research
at City of Hope

November 1, 2019 | Wayne Lewis

For nearly 50 years, scientists who have made major advances in the understanding and treatment of diabetes have called City of Hope home. Building on past milestones, as well as the institution’s acute understanding of the role of the immune system in cancer, investigators work on an integrated approach to type 1 diabetes with the support of The Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes.

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Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, making it a national leader in advancing research and treatment protocols.
For over a decade, City of Hope has been deemed one of the nation's elite cancer hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and is currently recognized as the leading cancer hospital in the West.

Our Patient Care

City of Hope has made the first step to navigating treatment stress-free. Our caring community is with you every step of the way from your first call through treatment and ongoing survivorship.

Our Research

As an independent biomedical, treatment and education center, City of Hope is focused on basic and clinical research in cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and other chronic, life-threatening diseases.

Our Graduate School

By entering the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, you’ll be pursuing a M.S. in translational medicine or a Ph.D. in biological sciences at one of the world leaders in research and treatment of cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. The graduate school also oversees the Postdoctoral Training Office to support our postdoctoral research fellows.

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