2018 Annual Meeting

May 24, 2018, Naples, FL
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm




Club Pelican Bay


Join the JDRF South Gulf Coast Chapter to celebrate our accomplishments and learn about the latest advances in research.

5:00 – 7:30 PM

  • Welcome and Chapter Updates
  • Latest JDRF research news – Jaime A. Giraldo, Ph.D.
  • Q & A
  • Light bites and refreshments will be served

About the Researcher:

Jaime A. Giraldo, Ph.D., Scientist, Research

Jaime A. Giraldo, Ph.D., is a scientist in the Discovery Research program at JDRF. He applies his background in biomedical engineering, encapsulation, immunology, stem cell biology and islet transplantation to support JDRF’s work in beta cell replacement, working with investigators to ensure projects are progressing so that these technologies and therapies move closer to the clinic. In addition, Dr. Giraldo supports JDRF’s efforts in the artificial pancreas program in the same capacity.


How do I RSVP?

RSVP online on EventBrite or email southgulfcoast@jdrf.org.

How much does it cost?

This event is free and open to the public.

RSVPs are required and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. The event does fill up, so RSVP today!

Will there be time for questions?

Yes! We have set aside time for Q&A in the program to ensureyou get your questions answered.

Who should attend?

Everyone interested in hearing about T1D research progress. We want to share the tremendous strides that are being made in T1D research with you! This event is intended for an adult audience; however, interested teens are encouraged to join us.

Will food be provided?

Light bites and refreshments will be available during thereception.

Location: Club Pelican Bay (707 Gulf Park Drive Naples, FL 34108)

Ample parking available.


PLEASE RSVP by May 21, 2018

707 Gulf Park Drive
Naples, FL 34108

Event Contact

JDRF South Gulf Coast Chapter
(239) 591-2825 | southgulfcoast@jdrf.org