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Latest Denise Faustman Stories

2011-05-24 23:00:09

Clinical trials for a new bladder cancer therapy show promising interim results.

2011-01-27 00:02:58

People will pack the Empire Mall this weekend to take part in the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes. With more than 80 teams signed up, walkers will come from across the state to participate in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s annual event.

2010-06-29 03:14:18

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Iacocca Foundation announce today the completion of the Phase I BCG clinical trial in type 1 diabetes, as well as the submission of all safety reports to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the MGH data safety monitoring boards.

2010-06-16 15:49:00

JDRF Volunteer, Philanthropist, Former Internet Executive to Lead Top Funder of Cures and Treatments for People with Type 1 Diabetes and Its Complications NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in type 1 diabetes research worldwide, announced today that Jeffrey Brewer has been named President and Chief Executive Officer.

2010-04-05 07:45:07

Alpha cells in the pancreas, which do not produce insulin, can convert into insulin-producing beta cells, advancing the prospect of regenerating beta cells as a cure for type 1 diabetes.

2010-03-22 07:00:00

Program Focuses on Beta Cell Replication and Regeneration NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, said today that it will begin a diabetes research collaboration with Pfizer, Hadassah Medical Organization, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem on drugs to replicate and regenerate insulin-producing cells in people with type 1 diabetes.

2010-03-15 10:25:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- When Lee Ducat, founder of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), brought together a group of Philadelphia-area parents of children with juvenile diabetes on May 21, 1970, she could never have imagined that 40 years later that devoted group would have grown into an international organization that changed the world.

2010-02-03 17:01:45

A hormone responsible for the body's stress response is also linked to the growth of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, according to JDRF- funded researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California.

2009-12-17 09:35:00

-- Program Focuses on Discovery and Development of Drugs to Promote Beta Cell Survival and Function in Diabetes -- NEW YORK, Dec.

2009-08-05 16:08:00

- Program Focuses on Expanding Pipeline of Drugs For People with Type 1 Diabetes - NEW YORK, Aug.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.