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1. Using scaffolding technology to improve islet graft outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes

JDRF has supported research in beta cell replacement for more than a decade, aiming to make a stem cell-based treatment for type 1 diabetes (T1D) a reality. 


2. Early results from Sernova indicate insulin production in people with type 1 diabetes

Sernova Corp., a regenerative medicine company based in London, ON., has shown in its JDRF-funded clinical trial that its cell replacement therapy, Cell PouchTM, can restore insulin production among people living with T1D.


3. JDRF-funded research promoted at annual ADA conference

JDRF's leadership was highlighted at the American Diabetes Association's 78th Scientific Sessions. 


4. JDRF and McGill University work to optimize performance of artificial pancreas systems

JDRF Canada awards $466,450 (USD) to Dr. Ahmad Haidar and his team at McGill University to improve the artificial pancreas system



6. JDRF and UBC work to eliminate the burden for those living with type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada awards new research grant to Dr. Kieffer to explore new options for stem cell derived transplants for diabetes patients 


7. Major investment in T1D research

JDRF Canada has made a major investment in accelerating type 1 diabetes research by awarding over $4M USD in grants to researchers across Canada.


8. 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 cure, prevent and treat type 1 diabetes and its complications. 


9. What Does JDRF Stand For?

What Does JDRF Stand For?​ Today, we realize that we are engaged in a process of curing T1D – that a cure is not just a destination but also a journey along a path. And we recognize that a part of our mission must be to help those living with T1D today to live ...


10. 40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

40 Kids and Country Superstar George Canyon Step up to Cure Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) JDRF Ambassadors head to Parliament Hill to discuss the importance of funding research


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