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REGiMMUNE Announces Collaboration with JDRF and Pfizer Inc. for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Promoting Regulatory T-Cells

REGiMMUNE Corporation (RGI) and JDRF today announced a partnership, along with financial assistance and scientific expertise from Pfizer Inc., for a research collaboration to develop an antigen-specific immunotherapy utilizing RGI’s proprietary αGalCer/liposome platform ...


JDRF in the Globe and Mail, April 1, 2015: Improving the chances for healthy pregnancies.

JDRF showcases the CONCEPPT trial, including quotes from Dr. Lois Donovan, Medical Director of diabetes in pregnancy in Calgary - Alberta Health Services and Dr. Helen Murphy in Cambridge, U.K., who are co-principal investigators overseeing Canadian and international sites. The story also provides ...


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 ...


JDRF Announces New Partnership with the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and Eli Lilly and Company to Fund Novel Diabetes Research

JDRF, the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research announced today a new research partnership with the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Eli Lilly and Company to establish a new research funding program to accelerate type 1 diabetes discovery ...


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.


Major Milestone in Communications Standards for Diabetes Devices

JDRF-funded program at the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation establishes open communication standards to enhance diabetes management and accelerate artificial pancreas research


JDRF in the Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014: For kids, research and new treatment options bring less discomfort and better outcomes

JDRF showcases advancements in CGM technology in making monitoring of glucose levels better and the new experimental encapsulated cell replacement therapy.


JDRF-Funded Islet Encapsulation Program Reaches Historic Milestone

First Ever Person with Type 1 Diabetes Receives Experimental Encapsulated Human Stem Cell-Derived Beta Cell Replacement Therapy


JDRF On Canada AM

Dave Prowten and JDRF Youth Ambassador discuss Kids for a Cure Awareness Day with CTV Canada AM on Nov. 14


Type 1 Diabetes: What You Need To Know Now

EFFECTIVE DIABETES MANAGEMENT: Type 1 diabetes (T1D) strikes children and adults suddenly, and lasts a lifetime.


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