JDRF Northeast WI Research Update

annual mtg

November 5, 2015, Green Bay, WI
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 at Tundra Lodge in Green Bay to hear about exciting developments in type 1 diabetes research.



6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvre Reception
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Presentation followed by Q/A


  • Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Director of Discovery Research for JDRF

    Research Update


    Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.

    Director of Discovery Research for JDRF

    Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D., is the director of discovery research for JDRF, where he develops key industry partnerships and executes the strategic framework for the Beta Cell Regeneration and Immune Therapies Programs. 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 coauthored 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.


Tundra Lodge Resort

Ballroom A-Enter in main entrance of hotel

865 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304


RSVP by October 30th by emailing jfeest@jdrf.org or calling 920-997-0038.


Reception underwritten by Sanofi

Event Contact

JDRF Northeast Wisconsin Chapter
920-997-0038 | jfeest@jdrf.org