John Kaddis, Ph.D, is an assistant professor in the Department of Diabetes & Cancer Discovery Science within the Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope.
Dr. Kaddis brings the stamina, focus, perseverance and discipline of a long distance runner to the painstaking research of Type 1 diabetes, digging down to the DNA level and employing the most sophisticated tools to amass critical data which may one day lead to a cure.
For 15 years at City of Hope, Dr. Kaddis has delved into the complex mechanisms of T1D, managing a series of research endeavors at our National Islet Cell Resource Center Program. He is also principal investigator on several projects for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and most recently was awarded a National Institutes of Health grant to create a Bioinformatics Center for the Human Islet Research Network.
Dr. Kaddis has relished complex research and analysis for a very long time. While earning his biochemistry degree from California State University-Los Angeles he also completed two National Science Foundation fellowships. He earned his doctorate in Systems Biology and Disease from the University of Southern California.
A veteran of more than a dozen marathons, ultra-marathons and Ironman triathlons, Dr. Kaddis is an equally athletic communicator with over 60 publications and presentations to his credit.
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