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23 May, 2017, 09:45 ET JDRF Launches "Coverage2Control," A Campaign to Urge Insurance Companies to Provide Coverage that Works for the Type 1 Diabetes Community

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new campaign for health coverage that enables...


22 May, 2017, 09:00 ET JDRF and ViaCyte Announce Support for Development of PEC-Direct Cell Replacement Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held leading regenerative medicine company, and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research,...


02 May, 2017, 09:57 ET JDRF Issues Statement Opposing Revised Healthcare Legislation

Derek Rapp, President and Chief Executive Officer of JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, has...


20 Mar, 2017, 14:08 ET New Research Identifies Novel Target for Controlling Immune Response to Implanted Materials

Researchers at MIT and Boston Children's Hospital have published a report today in the journal Nature Materials that provides a better...


25 Jan, 2017, 17:39 ET JDRF Expresses Profound Loss at the Passing of Actress Mary Tyler Moore, Longtime Champion of the Community Living with Type 1 Diabetes

The type 1 diabetes (T1D) community has said goodbye to a friend and its champion — Mary Tyler Moore. In celebration of her life, JDRF has...


24 Jan, 2017, 09:54 ET JDRF PEAK Experts Develop First-Ever Consensus Guidelines on Safe Exercise for People with Type 1 Diabetes

Experts from JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, as part of an international team of 21 researchers...


12 Jan, 2017, 20:37 ET JDRF Encouraged by Medicare Decision to Take First Step Toward Coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitors for People with Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased to announce that after more than a decade of advocacy...


19 Dec, 2016, 13:00 ET JDRF Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Celebrates a $110K Gift Spearheaded by the O'Neil Family Celebrating the Approval of the First Commercial Artificial Pancreas

Longtime JDRF supporters, Jon and Bonnie O'Neil of Berwyn, PA, led a "Celebration Major Gift" Campaign engaging five generous donors to make a...


14 Dec, 2016, 15:45 ET JDRF Mourns the Passing of Alan Thicke, Actor and Type 1 Diabetes Advocate

JDRF is deeply saddened by the passing of type 1 diabetes (T1D) champion Alan Thicke. Most widely known for his acting career, including his role...


28 Sep, 2016, 13:45 ET JDRF Celebrates FDA Approval of Artificial Pancreas System

 JDRF, which for a decade through its research and advocacy work has catalyzed development of artificial pancreas systems, commended the Food...


07 Sep, 2016, 10:00 ET JDRF and ISPAD Co-Sponsor Competitive Research Fellowship to Nurture Next Generation of Type 1 Diabetes Researchers

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and the International Society for Pediatric and...


10 Aug, 2016, 08:47 ET JDRF Announces Industry Development and Discovery Partnership with Pacific Diabetes Technologies

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, has established an Industry Development and Discovery Partnership...


26 Jul, 2016, 13:24 ET Actors, Musicians, Television Personalities And Professional Athletes Join JDRF And Unite In The Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today the appointment of nine celebrities to its 2016...


25 Jul, 2016, 08:47 ET JDRF Announces Partnership with Arecor Ltd to Support Development of a Stable, Rapid-Acting, Ultra-Concentrated Insulin

JDRF, the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today that it has partnered with Arecor Ltd, a UK-based...


14 Jul, 2016, 08:47 ET JDRF and TrialReach Launch a New, No Cost Clinical Trial Matching Tool to Solve Critical Challenges in Diabetes Research

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and health technology startup TrialReach, a...


12 Jul, 2016, 08:57 ET Defymed Receives Support from JDRF to Fight Type 1 Diabetes

 Defymed, a French biotechnology company specializing in the development of bioartificial organs today announced a partnership with JDRF, the...


20 Jun, 2016, 11:00 ET JDRF Honors Type 1 Diabetes Research Champions

 JDRF presented three prestigious research awards to three experts whose groundbreaking research is accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to...


01 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET Leading Type 1 Diabetes Organizations Collaborate to Improve Health Outcomes and Access to Therapies and Technologies

Despite many advances in the treatment of type 1 diabetes (T1D), most people with T1D struggle to achieve recommended glucose control guidelines,...


25 Feb, 2016, 10:00 ET JDRF and Sanofi Announce Expansion of their Joint Research Collaboration to Include Development of Glucose Responsive Insulin Therapies for Treatment of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding and advocating for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Sanofi US Services Inc., a subsidiary of...


10 Feb, 2016, 12:00 ET JDRF Announces the Formation of a New Research Advisory Committee to Support Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes

 JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today the formation of a new external Research...


25 Jan, 2016, 11:01 ET Researchers Show Novel Material Encapsulated Human Islet Cells Can Halt Type 1 Diabetes for Six Months

 Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston Children's Hospital, and several other institutions supported with...


14 Oct, 2015, 11:00 ET Prominent Business Leaders and Entertainers Converge in New York City For Type 1 Diabetes Event

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today that Jeffrey Brewer, Mary Elizabeth and...


13 Oct, 2015, 10:00 ET Covalent Data and JDRF Partner to Organize and Evaluate Type 1 Diabetes Discovery and Translational Research Outcomes

Covalent Data, Inc., the global leader in innovation intelligence, announces an agreement that provides JDRF (formerly known as Juvenile...


24 Jun, 2015, 13:29 ET JDRF Announces Celebrity Advocates and Town Hall Panelists for 2015 Children's Congress

Leading figures from the entertainment, television, and professional sports arenas will join more than 160 Delegates, ranging in age from 4 to 17,...


12 Feb, 2015, 06:30 ET JDRF Supports Janssen's Disease Interception Approach to Prevent the Clinical Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, announced today its alignment with an innovative...