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There are 11 item(s) tagged with the keyword "clinical trials".

1. Sernova and JDRF Announce Funding of Joint Research Collaboration to Advance Human Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Hypoglycemic Unawareness Patients with Severe Type 1 Diabetes

$2.45 million USD awarded to advance Sernova’s Cell Pouch System(TM) (CPS) technologies in a US FDA Clinical Trial with Initiation Scheduled for the Second Half of 2016


2. Alberta Site Currently Recruiting for ViaCyte Inc. Clinical Trial

The University of Alberta is currently recruiting for its highly anticipated encapsulation trial located in Edmonton, Canada. 


3. ViaCyte Encapsulation Trial

After several years of research and efforts, JDRF’s encapsulation project, in collaboration with ViaCyte in San Diego, USA, has now reached a new key milestone with the launch of a second site for clinical trials in Edmonton, Alberta. 


4. The Research Continues

Before I became involved in JDRF, I didn't realize the extent of the research that goes on as a result of this organization. Their research has the potential to affect lives across Canada and even around the world. 


5. Stem cells show promise for reversing Type 2 diabetes

Scientists at the University of British Columbia and BetaLogics, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.


6. ViaCyte Receives Clearance from Health Canada for Diabetes Clinical Trial

ViaCyte, Inc., a privately-held regenerative medicine company with the first stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes in clinical trials, has received a No Objection Letter from Health Canada providing clearance to proceed with sites in Canada for the Company's ...


7. Type 1 diabetes and Celiac Disease

Did you know that people with type 1 diabetes are more likely to develop celiac disease? Join the Celiac Disease and Diabetes- Dietary Intervention and Evaluation Trial Today! 


8. What is a Clinical Trial?

If you’re living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you’ve probably heard a lot about ‘clinical trials’ and the research JDRF is funding to find a cure for T1D. For those of you who are just learning about JDRF-funded research, we wanted to provide an easy reference ...


9. JDRF Canada's Diabetes Research Infosiums

We’re excited to announce a new spin on JDRF’s Diabetes Research Symposiums, our signature research event to share exciting updates on JDRF-funded research.  This year, the symposiums are taking a different approach and  will focus on many different trials taking place, instead ...


10. Clinical Trials – What are they and why do we need them?

Over the past 43 years JDRF has funded tremendous amounts of diabetes research. In fact, to date, JDRF has funded over $1.7 billion of research globally. This has traditionally been scientific research; basically really smart people in laboratories looking at cells through microscopes. They have made ...


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