Jeremy H. PettusMD
Jeremy Pettus, M.D. is an assistant professor of medicine in the department of endocrinology at the University of California, San Diego. After being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes himself at the age of 15, Dr. Pettus has dedicated his career toward treating and educating others with the disease.
He now specializes in type 1 diabetes-related clinical research with studies involving immunotherapeutics, islet cell encapsulation, and adjunctive therapies beyond insulin. In addition to his clinical research at UCSD, Dr. Pettus also has a background in basic immunology research with a focus on biomarkers for type 1 diabetes disease activity. Finally, Dr. Pettus has interests in patient empowerment through education. He works with the not-for-profit organization entitled Taking Control of Your Diabetes.