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John Kaddis

John S. Kaddis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes & Cancer Discovery Science; Assistant Professor, Department of Diabetes Immunology
Research Focus
  • Diabetes
  • Systems Biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Bioinformatics

John Kaddis, Ph.D, is an assistant professor in the Department of Diabetes Immunology and Department of Diabetes & Cancer Discovery Science within the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope.
For 15 years at City of Hope, Dr. Kaddis has delved into the complex mechanisms of type 1 diabetes, devising scientific resources for team-based research initiatives. The data systems, analysis tools and websites created for collaboration have been used by researchers all over the world. Dr. Kaddis currently serves as a principal investigator and co-investigator on several projects funded by the National Institutes of Health and the JDRF.
Dr. Kaddis has relished laboratory inquiry and analysis for a very long time. While earning his biochemistry degree from California State University Los Angeles, he completed undergraduate research supported by two National Science Foundation fellowships. He earned his doctorate in systems biology and disease from the University of Southern California.
A competitor in more than a dozen marathons and triathlons, Dr. Kaddis is an equally athletic communicator with over 60 publications and presentations to his credit. Dr. Kaddis invests the stamina and perseverance of a long distance runner to the painstaking research of type 1 diabetes, diving deep into pools of data to amass critical information which may one day lead to a cure.


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