February 24, 2018, Austin, TX
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

At TypeOneNation, learn from other experts about living well with T1D! TypeOneNation will provide information and resources that improve life with T1D at all stages and ages. Come and speak with the experts about research advances, meet with other families to exchange ideas, and participate in discussions important to you.



  • Dr. Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Dr. Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Senior Scientist, Beta Cell Therapies, Regeneration


    Dr. Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Senior Scientist, Beta Cell Therapies, Regeneration

    Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D., is the senior scientific program manager of beta cell regeneration therapies for JDRF, where he develops key industry partnerships and executes the strategic framework for the beta cell regeneration program. He is primarily responsible for addressing scientific gaps in the drug discovery and development pipeline in order to bring the most promising and innovative therapeutics to market as quickly as possible. He also manages a portfolio of academic research grants for JDRF, and leads strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly and Company, and the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation. Dr. Rakeman holds an undergraduate degree in biology from Boston University and a doctorate from Weill Cornell Medical College. His graduate training was conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Kathryn Anderson at the Sloan-Kettering Institute, studying the genetic and cellular regulation of axis formation and patterning in the mouse embryo. He has authored and co-authored several papers in the areas of developmental biology and cell biology. Dr. Rakeman is frequently invited as a speaker to meetings and symposia for both scientific and lay audiences.


Dell Children's Medical Center- Pat Hayes Conference Center

4900 Mueller Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723

More Info

For more information on conference speakers, sponsorship & exhibitors, please contact Morgan Fluhrer at mfluhrer@jdrf.org or call 512.343.0663.


Event Contact

Morgan Fluhrer
512.343.0663 | mfluhrer@jdrf.org