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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Functional studies of the novel diabetes gene TCF19
Principal Investigator:

Dawn B Davis

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diabetes disproportionately affects Veterans, with nearly 25% of VA patients diagnosed with diabetes. Reduced functional -cell mass is common to the pathogenesis of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Therefore, identifying factors that are critical for -cell growth and survival will meet a critical therapeutic need in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. TCF19 is a novel gene that has been associated with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The function of this gene is largely unknown, but our...

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