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08:47 ET JDRF Funds Zucara Therapeutics' Approach to Preventing Hypoglycemia in People with Type 1 Diabetes

As Global Biotech Week begins in more than 20 countries, JDRF, the leading organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, is pleased...


Aug 31, 2017, 08:57 ET Twelve Groups Join JDRF's Coverage2Control Campaign; 50,000 Petition Insurers to Provide Better Coverage for Type 1 Diabetes

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced that 12 major diabetes and health groups have signed...


Aug 22, 2017, 13:47 ET JDRF Taps Former Miss America and Renowned Diabetes Advocate Dr. Nicole Johnson as National Director of Mission

Dr. Nicole Johnson, a longtime diabetes advocate and leader who brought national attention to type 1 diabetes when she shared her personal story...


Aug 18, 2017, 08:53 ET JDRF and IBM Collaborate to Research Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, today announced a new collaboration to develop...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:03 ET Actor Paul Sparks and JDRF Children's Congress Urge Senators to Renew Diabetes Research Funding

Today, child Delegates, their parents, and celebrity supporters of JDRF's Children's Congress will urge a U.S. Senate committee to renew a...


Jun 06, 2017, 10:30 ET Sports and Entertainment Stars Converge in Washington D.C. to Rally in Support of Type 1 Diabetes Research

On July 24 – 26, 2017, JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D), will bring together leaders in television, film, and...


May 23, 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...


May 22, 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,...


May 02, 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...


Mar 20, 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...


Jan 25, 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...


Jan 24, 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...


Jan 12, 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...


Dec 19, 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...


Dec 14, 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...


Sep 28, 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...


Sep 07, 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...


Aug 10, 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...


Jul 26, 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...


Jul 25, 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...


Jul 14, 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...


Jul 12, 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...


Jun 20, 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...


Mar 01, 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,...


Feb 25, 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...