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The recruitment of families for the TRIGR study spanned over four and a half years and was completed in February 2007. For the study to be successful, we hope that all the children will continue in the study and be a part of the TRIGR family until the youngest child reaches the age of 10 years in 2017. The oldest participants will then be 14 years old.

Altogether, 2159 children from 15 countries were included in the study intervention.

Milestone: RECRUITMENT IS COMPLETED. NO MORE BABIES WILL BE ENROLLED.

TRIGR FAMILY NEWS (newsletters)

PRESS RELEASES

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (11 June 2014), article by M. Knip et al. for the TRIGR Study Group
Outcome of first study endpoint (positivity for at least two diabetes-associated autoantibodies by the age of 6 years).

New England Journal of Medicine (11 November 2011), article by M. Knip et al.
Finnish pilot study shows that infant feeding plays role in initiation of T1D in children carrying increased genetic risk for the disease.

TRIGR PUBLICATIONS

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RESEARCH PRIZE TO PROFESSOR MIKAEL KNIP

TRIGR's Principal Investigator, Professor Mikael Knip, was awarded the 2010 Nordic Johnny Ludvigsson Research Prize for Excellent Research in Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes by the Swedish Child Diabetes Foundation (Barndiabetesfonden) for his long-lasting and successful research on childhood diabetes. Prof. Knip delivered a prize lecture at a ceremony in Linköping held in 2011 and received a cheque (300,000 Swedish Crowns, approx. 32,000 euros) presented by Princess Victoria of Sweden.


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