Spotlight on Research

Eight years ago, JDRF created the Artificial Pancreas Project, and through the generosity of our supporters, we have been able to invest more than $98 million to fund artificial pancreas (AP) research and development. Today, this project is spurring innovation and bringing us closer to our goal of creating AP systems that automatically measure blood-glucose […]

33rd Annual Boston Gala

Join us to make One Night, our 33rd Annual Boston Gala, a special celebration of how far we have come toward the One Day when we celebrate a cure. 33rd Annual Boston Gala Saturday, May 9, 2015 Boston Marriott Copley Place The evening will feature: Cocktail Reception and Unique Silent Auction with Electronic Bidding Elegant […]

TypeOneNation Boston 2015

Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Location: Boston Marriott Long Wharf, 296 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 This is a free, educational event that offers a look into JDRF’s funded research, along with featured breakout sessions where individuals can attend sessions based on their interests. In addition to the main […]

February 2015 Cure Champion

Katharine Garvey, MD, MPH, Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital I am a pediatric endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School.  I love seeing patients and teaching residents and fellows, and I have a special clinical interest in type 1 diabetes (T1D). In addition to my work seeing […]

T1D Trial Looks to Teach an Old Drug New Tricks

JDRF-funded clinical study of a drug called TUDCA looks to improve beta cell functioning in people recently diagnosed with T1D Until recently, much of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research has focused on suppressing the autoimmune system to prevent or reverse disease, but this approach has been slow to yield promising, long-term results in people with […]

Stella and Dot Party

Jennifer Smith, a Stella and Dot stylist, is holding an online trunk show to benefit JDRF. The trunk show is in honor of Brendan Conroy, age 8, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) last summer. Twenty percent of the proceeds will go to JDRF! Start shopping today! http://www.stelladot.com/ts/qcd46?guest

Re-educating the Immune System in T1D

JDRF partner Selecta developed a novel technology for creating a T1D vaccine to potentially halt the disease process It has been more than 30 years since scientists identified the basic autoimmune feature of type 1 diabetes (T1D) when they discovered autoantibodies binding to targets from cells in the pancreas. And yet, devising therapies to halt […]

Unlocking a Combination Therapy for New Onset T1D

A new study is further assessing if a novel combination of drugs could help treat new onset type 1 diabetes University of Florida researchers are ready to launch a new clinical study to examine if a combination of two U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs, antithymocyte globulin (ATG) and granulocyte colony stimulating factor […]

Ride Registration to Open January 21

The JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes is a destination cycling event that takes place in several stunning locations across the United States.  Participants can bike for their choice of distance, usually between 30 and 100 miles. Cyclists of all skill levels come together to raise funds for JDRF and to take part in a weekend-long […]