Additional Major Affiliates to Join The Type 1 Diabetes Trialnet Clinical Network

Notice Number: NOT-DK-06-012

Key Dates
Release Date: July 13, 2006

Issued by
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) (

This is to inform potential applicants that the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet plans to further expand its clinical trial network of Affiliate sites by identifying additional institutions that are prepared to serve the role of a Major Affiliate.  TrialNet Major Affiliates provide direct TrialNet presence in communities that do not now have a Clinical Center or Major Affiliate and serve as clinical sites (treatment and follow-up) for TrialNet studies.  Major Affiliates receive direct infrastructure funding for TrialNet activities as well as reimbursement for patient care costs via a subcontract with the George Washington University TrialNet Coordinating Center.

TrialNet is a network of medical centers aimed at studying the development, prevention and early treatment of type 1 diabetes.  TrialNet is conducting multiple clinical trials with investigators from 28 Clinical Centers and Major Affiliates in North America, Europe, and Australia.  The TrialNet Natural History Study will provide information about risk factors associated with the development of type 1 diabetes in relatives of affected individuals.  TrialNet is also performing intervention studies aimed at preservation of insulin-producing cells in individuals at risk for type 1 diabetes as well as in persons newly diagnosed with diabetes. 

Additional information on TrialNet can be found at:

Instructions for submission of request in response to the TrialNet Major Affiliate Request for Support (RFS) can be found at:


Request for Support should be addressed to:

John M. Lachin, Sc.D.
Principal Investigator, TrialNet Coordinating Center
The Biostatistics Center
The George Washington University
6110 Executive Boulevard, Suite 750
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone:  (301) 881-9260

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