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Feb 08, 2017, 13:02 ET Run For Free At Annual Miami DRIHOPE4ACURE 5K/10K/Kids Super Hero Fun Run Against Diabetes

South Florida residents of all ages are encouraged to lead a healthier life by participating in the DRIHOPE4ACURE 5k/10k/Kids Super Hero Fun Run...


Oct 18, 2016, 13:50 ET Diabetes Research Institute's Alberto Pugliese, M.D. Receives The J. Enloe And Eugenia J. Dodson Chair In Diabetes Research

Immune tolerance leader Alberto Pugliese, M.D., was presented with the J. Enloe and Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Diabetes Research during a ceremony...


Oct 13, 2016, 10:20 ET Diabetes Research Institute Launches Lindsey Inserra-Hughes Immune Tolerance Seminar Series to Advance Immunology Research for Type 1 Diabetes

The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation today...


Jun 09, 2016, 14:52 ET First Type 1 Diabetes Patient in Europe is Free from Insulin Therapy after Undergoing Diabetes Research Institute's BioHub Transplant Technique

 A 41-year-old man who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 11 has become the first patient in Europe to discontinue insulin therapy after...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:29 ET The DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens: Stepping Up to Help Find a Cure for Diabetes

 The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation and the nation's largest drugstore chain, Walgreens, are teaming up again for the 6th annual...


Feb 11, 2016, 17:39 ET Diabetes Research Institute Celebrates a Decade of Freedom from Insulin Injections for Third Islet Transplant Patient

 Celebrating a significant 10-year milestone, Tallahassee resident Chris Schuh, 64, is grateful to be alive. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at...


Sep 09, 2015, 12:59 ET Diabetes Research Institute's First Patient In BioHub Trial No Longer Requires Insulin Therapy

The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), a Center of Excellence at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, announced today that the first...


Apr 30, 2015, 13:22 ET More Than Three Dozen Bestselling Authors Collaborate On Limited Edition Digital Sets To Support Diabetes Research Institute

 It's an offer no avid reader can resist and makes for a great Mother's Day gift: three limited-edition digital boxed sets containing 39...


Oct 06, 2014, 16:07 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Barbara Tavrow As Senior Vice President

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) announced the appointment of Barbara Tavrow as senior vice president.  A veteran nonprofit...


May 01, 2014, 06:00 ET Bestselling Author Brenda Novak Creates the Motherlode of Romance Anthologies for the 10th Anniversary of Her Annual Online Auction for Diabetes

 Romance lovers rejoice! USA Today and New York Times bestselling romance author Brenda Novak is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her annual...


Feb 11, 2014, 13:11 ET Diabetes Research Institute's "Walk for Diabetes and Family Fun Day Presented by Walgreens" Set for Saturday, March 8

 The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk...


Jan 16, 2014, 10:38 ET Miami Heat's Ray Allen Gears Up for the Ray Allen Golf Classic and Ray of Hope Luncheon Benefiting Diabetes Research Institute Foundation and JDRF

NBA All-Star Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, have teamed up with South Florida philanthropists Andria and Javier Holtz and their families to...


Dec 12, 2013, 11:28 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Joshua Rednik President and CEO

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January...


Dec 02, 2013, 12:01 ET Santa Claus Can Pen A Personal Note To Your Child This Christmas

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation  Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and Willie…),...


Nov 04, 2013, 15:13 ET Win A Cruise With Country Music's Biggest Stars And Help Support Diabetes Research Institute

 Country music fans far and wide can enter to win a seven-day excursion for two on Country Cruising's mega-concert at sea while supporting the...


Oct 22, 2013, 12:06 ET Barry Gibb Helps Diabetes Research Institute Commemorate 40 Years Of Love And Hope

Music legend to give exclusive concert at Love and Hope Ball on Valentine's Weekend!  While Barry Gibb and his band have been...


May 20, 2013, 15:27 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation President and CEO Robert A. Pearlman Stepping Down After 20 Years

 After successfully leading the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) for two decades, Robert A. Pearlman, 67, of Boca Raton, FL,...


May 01, 2013, 06:00 ET Bestselling Author Brenda Novak Hosts Annual Online Auction For Diabetes Research In Honor Of Recently Diagnosed 2-year-old Ben

Brenda Novak, a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, has raised more than $1.6 million with her annual Online Auction for Diabetes...


Apr 09, 2013, 15:26 ET Thousands To Walk With Walgreens And Diabetes Research Institute Toward Better Health And A Cure For Diabetes

 Step by step, Walgreens of South Florida and the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation are moving toward a cure for diabetes...


Mar 05, 2013, 09:00 ET Diabetes Research Institute Tests BioHub Mini Organ to Restore Natural Insulin Production in Type 1 Diabetes

New platform mimics native pancreas, contains real cells to normalize blood sugar in real time Scientists from the Diabetes Research...


Feb 07, 2013, 12:01 ET Reality TV Singing Sensation Carly Rose Sonenclar highlights 10th Annual Kids Party for a Cure

 She astounded millions across the nation with her voice and poise. Now, 13-year-old singing sensation and television reality show star Carly...


Jan 14, 2013, 13:14 ET $2 Million Gift Names Fred and Mabel R. Parks Cell Supply Center at the Diabetes Research Institute

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation announced today that the Fred and Mabel R. Parks Foundation has made a $2 million gift to establish the...


Jan 02, 2013, 14:01 ET Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Appoints Natalie Geary, M.D., Executive Vice President

The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Geary, M.D., as executive vice president. She will...


Nov 28, 2012, 11:02 ET Santa Claus Can Pen A Personal Note To Your Child This Christmas

Jolly holiday fundraiser benefits Diabetes Research Institute Foundation  Yes, Virginia (and Emma, and Maria, and Max, and...


Oct 16, 2012, 08:00 ET New York City's Real Estate Industry Aims To Raise $1.4 Million During Annual Empire Ball For The Diabetes Research Institute

14th Annual Event Held on Memorable 12-12-12 Date Slated to Draw the Industry's Most Influential Members Event Will Honor: Jason D. Pizer of...