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  • The 20th Anniversary of the Edmonton Protocol

    March 11, 2019

    This day, 20 years ago, a person with type 1 diabetes (T1D) was cured. Well, pseudo-cured. On March 11, 1999, the Edmonton...

  • Solving Big Challenges in Beta Cell Transplantation

    August 19, 2020

    You’re going to hear about a part of your body that, really, goes unnoticed in type 1 diabetes (T1D): blood vessels. But...

  • Cell Therapy Approaches Moving Along the Pipeline

    August 13, 2020

    Beta cell replacement therapies for type 1 diabetes (T1D) have made significant advances in just the past 10 years. We now have...

  • Meet the Scientist: Local Immune Suppression with a Novel Protein

    May 13, 2020

    Mark Poznansky, M.D., Ph.D., wants the seemingly impossible—a person with type 1 diabetes (T1D) has a procedure where beta cells are placed...

  • Meet the Scientist: Developing Devices That Resist Autoimmune Attacks

    April 20, 2020

    What might be the next best thing to having a healthy pancreas that is steadily producing insulin? It could be a device...

  • Coating on Capsules Next Step in Creating Insulin-Producing Factories

    April 6, 2020

    One potential cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D) is to replace beta cells destroyed by a person’s own immune system with healthy...

  • Strengthening Type 1 Diabetes Science by Building Careers

    March 24, 2020

    Sometimes, the funding that JDRF can provide for researchers is exactly the invitation they need to get into the field of type...