The Artificial Pancreas Does Its Homework

JDRF-funded researchers across the globe are currently testing artificial pancreas systems. Some clinical trials are inpatient, in which participants stay overnight or for a few days in a hospital or research clinic, while others take place in an outpatient setting. In both cases, a medical team carefully monitors the daily life of each trial volunteer […]

Meet the Researcher

Stephen D. Miller, Ph.D., is the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology–Immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Miller has spent 32 years as a faculty member at Northwestern, where his research focuses on understanding the mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis and immunoregulation of autoimmune diseases, allergic disease, and rejection of tissue and organ […]

JDRF @ ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions: Monday Summary

Welcome to our final daily summary of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions! Each night, we have been posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations. Below are two relevant sessions from Monday, June 24: From Mice to Men and Back in Diabetic Kidney Disease Diabetic kidney disease remains one of […]

Top Research Highlights

Every day, JDRF leverages the expertise and innovation of distinguished researchers from across the globe to support research for life-changing treatments and ultimately a cure for type 1 diabetes (T1D). Our aim is to progressively reduce the burden of the disease on people’s lives until we can achieve a world without T1D. Please enjoy reading […]

JDRF @ ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions: Sunday Summary

Welcome to our daily summary of  type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions! Each night, we will be posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations.  Below are two relevant sessions from Sunday, June 23: Novel Disease Markers in Type 1 Diabetes For the past several years, JDRF has placed an increasing priority […]

JDRF @ ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions: Saturday Summary

Welcome to our daily summary of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions!  Each night, we will be posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations.  Below are four relevant sessions from Saturday, June 22: Clinical Trials of T-Cell Therapeutics for Reversing Type 1 Diabetes JDRF continues to place a high priority on […]

JDRF @ ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions: Friday Summary

Welcome to our daily summary of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research highlights from the ADA’s 73rd Scientific Sessions!  Each night, we will be posting summaries of notable sessions and presentations.  Below are two relevant sessions from Friday, June 21.  Beta Cell Failure in Type 1 Diabetes – Cause or Consequences? The fact that T1D is a complicated […]

A Guide to JDRF’s Presence at the American Diabetes Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions

JDRF-supported research is at the forefront of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 73rd Scientific Sessions this year, June 21-24 in Chicago, with 13 oral presentations, 14 poster presentations, three symposium discussions, one scientific workshop, more than a dozen meetings with research partners, and 20 JDRF staff and senior leadership in attendance to represent scientific progress […]

Testing an Artificial Pancreas System

Living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) requires constant care and attention: blood-glucose monitoring, carbohydrate counting, insulin dosing, and monitoring for high and low blood-glucose levels. But new technology is changing T1D management—and for the good. Just ask Tom Brobson, JDRF’s national director of research investment opportunities, who has doubled as a test subject for JDRF’s […]