2012 edition of NIDDK's annual scientific report now available: The NIDDK annual scientific report, NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities, is now available. This report highlights examples of NIDDK-supported research advances published in fiscal year 2011. It also includes stories of discovery, which trace research progress in specific areas over a longer time frame; profiles of patients who are benefiting from NIDDK-supported clinical research; and highlights scientific presentations made to the NIDDK Advisory Council during 2011. This year’s report includes information on the cutting-edge NIDDK-supported research being conducted on the microbiome—the collection of microorganisms that reside in and on the human body, including the digestive tract. These microbes can influence a range of physiological traits, diseases and conditions.
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