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  • JDRF Research Strategy: Cures and Improving Lives

    May 31, 2019

    They shared new developments and applauded the speed of scientific advancements. At this year’s Strategic Research Session, the tone was dynamic as...

  • 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...

  • Top 10 T1D Breakthroughs of the Year

    December 20, 2019

    There’s 11 days left in 2019, but what did JDRF see this year that said “breakthrough”? This top 10 list reflects advances...

  • One Scientist, One Goal: To End Diabetic Eye Disease, Forever

    December 17, 2019

    It’s a devastating statistic: More than 90% of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) develop diabetic eye disease within 20 years of...

  • Two Scientists, Finding Ways to Prevent Diabetic Kidney Disease

    December 10, 2019

    It’s a devastating statistic: 1 in 4 people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are affected by kidney disease. But thanks to Monika...

  • The Promising Clinical Trials in the JDRF Pipeline

    December 9, 2019

    As the leading global funder of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, JDRF invests in the most promising research studies across the world—including...

  • JDRF Beta Cell Replacement Consortium: Partnerships and Paradigm Shifts

    November 27, 2019

    Last week’s JDRF Beta Cell Replacement Consortium enabled 57 researchers the chance to collaborate in ways that help move research forward more...

  • A Team in Boston Trying to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

    October 29, 2019

    JDRF is funding work on multiple ways to delay or prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes (T1D). This team thinks fat...

  • JDRF Brings Together Leading Experts at Islet Targeting Workshop 

    October 23, 2019

    JDRF is committed is to curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) through beta cell therapies, which is a complicated problem with myriad potential...

  • Can Two Viral Drugs Halt Type 1 Diabetes?

    October 17, 2019

    Scientists in Norway are seeking participants for a clinical trial to see if a course of anti-viral treatment may stop beta cell...