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Children's Hospital is ranked One of America's Best Children's Hospitals.
JDRF Center for Gene Therapy Approaches to Type 1 Diabetes at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh marks a new approach to the treatment of Type 1 diabetes, using gene therapy to improve islet cell transplantation for insulin replacement therapy and to treat neurologic complications.
The goal of the center is to advance the practice of islet transplantation en route to developing a cure for diabetes. For the first time, the new center brings together world-renowned experts in the fields of immunogenetics, transplantation and gene therapy to work toward the common goal of curing Type 1 diabetes.
Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, professor of surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Joseph Glorioso, PhD, professor and chairman of the department of molecular genetics and biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, are the co-directors of the center.
Several projects and core facilities are funded through the Center.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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