JDRF, our partners and our research funding make headlines. Read about our leading role in breakthrough advances that improve lives for people with type 1 diabetes (T1D).

Media Contacts

Our media relations team responds promptly to media inquiries and requests for interviews with leading JDRF experts and scientific staff.

For the JDRF T1D Fund, please contact Amy Montalto, National Director, Development, T1D Fund, 617-910-7542.

If you would like information on a specific area of research, contact our Media Relations team to be put in contact with our experts.

Artificial Pancreas

  • Daniel A. Finan, Ph.D., Director, Research

Beta Cell Replacement

  • Esther Latres, Ph.D., Director, Research

Glucose Control

  • Daniel A. Finan, Ph.D., Director, Research


  • Jessica Dunne, Ph.D., Director, Research

Beta Cell Regeneration

  • Francis Martin, Ph.D., Associate Director, Research


  • Simi Ahmed, Ph.D., Director, Research


  • Marlon Pragnell, Ph.D., Associate Director, Research

Contact our media relations team

C.J. Volpe
National Director, PR & Communications