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Media Contacts

Media Contacts

Our media relations team responds promptly to media inquiries and requests for interviews with leading JDRF experts and scientific staff.


  • For Advocacy, please contact Cynthia Rice, Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Policy, 202-465-4159


  • For the JDRF T1D Fund, please contact Amy Montalto, National Director, Development, T1D Fund, 617-910-7542


  • If you would like more information on JDRF’s treatment programs, which include the Artificial Pancreas, Glucose Control, Beta Cell Replacement and Complications programs, please contact Sanjoy Dutta, Ph.D., Associate Vice President, Research, and International Partnerships, 212-479-7668


  • If you would like more information on JDRF’s cure and prevent programs, which include Beta Cell Regeneration, Immunotherapies and Prevention programs, please contact Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, Research, 212-479-7522


  • If you would like information on a specific area of research, contact:

Artificial Pancreas

Beta Cell Replacement

Glucose Control


Beta Cell Regeneration



Contact our media relations team

Kristy Evans
Manager, Public Relations & Communications