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SDBRI scientists study cancer, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, HIV vaccine development, cachexia, and obesity. This is a diverse set of conditions with appreciable differences, but there is a great deal of overlap among them. They are all associated with dysregulation in the immune system, metabolism, and inflammatory profile. Researchers explore their own specialties and work together to address questions related to more than one disease.

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Our research programs are funded primarily by grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Private donations help to accelerate the progress of research through the purchase of laboratory supplies and equipment or the recruitment of additional laboratory personnel. Thank you!

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