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  • JDRF Names Aaron Kowalski New President and CEO

    April 9, 2019

    Chief Mission Officer to assume leadership baton from Derek Rapp After a thorough national search, the JDRF International Board of Directors has...

  • JDRF Leaders Jeff Plumer and Sanjoy Dutta Join Editorial Advisory Boards of Two Top Diabetes Publications

    April 3, 2019

    Two of the world’s most respected and trusted health publications have tapped JDRF to serve as an expert voice on their advisory...

  • Testimony of Dr. Aaron Kowalski, Chief Mission Officer, JDRF House Energy & Commerce Committee Oversight And Investigations Subcommittee

    April 2, 2019

    ‘PRICED OUT OF A LIFESAVING DRUG: THE HUMAN IMPACT OF RISING INSULIN COSTS’ Chairwoman DeGette, Ranking Member Guthrie, Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member...

  • Long-time JDRF Supporter Jon Platt Receives National Honor

    October 11, 2018

    For his devotion and dedication to so many, including the JDRF, music mogul Jon Platt today was presented the 2018 Spirit of...

  • Recognize. Recharge. Repeat. Appreciating Our Shared Success.

    July 30, 2018

    Whenever the JDRF community gathers, one thing remains clear: our singular focus on the fight to end type 1 diabetes (T1D) has...

  • JDRF Honors Community Volunteers at 2018 One Conference

    July 11, 2018

    On Wednesday, July 11, chapter volunteers and members of the JDRF staff gathered together for the annual One Conference in Washington, D.C....

  • JDRF Beta Cell Replacement Consortium Meeting: Advancing Novel Therapies

    May 14, 2018

    Beta cell replacement, including encapsulation, is an advanced form of transplantation where a beta cell from a renewable source is combined with...

  • We Exist to Make Sure Type 1 Diabetes Doesn’t.

    February 9, 2018

    Progress in type 1 diabetes research happens on so many fronts that sometimes you have to pause to appreciate the whole picture....

  • You Are JDRF. Together, We’re on a Mission

    January 26, 2018

    In January, hundreds of leaders from the JDRF community, our in-house researchers and esteemed guest speakers gathered at our internal, annual Mission...

  • Your 2017 Annual Report

    January 17, 2018

    You walk. You ride. You volunteer. You mentor. You are the force behind a powerful movement to end type 1 diabetes (T1D)...