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2014-02-11 12:27:38

The Biggest Loser RunWalk and The Biggest Loser Resorts Will Sponsor 5K Race at Annual Event Which Raises Funds for Diabetes Research Institute MIAMI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation has once again teamed up with Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, for the DRI Walk for Diabetes & Family Fun Day. This marquee event along with The Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K will be held the morning of Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Sun Life...

2013-12-12 12:26:59

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) today announced the appointment of Joshua Rednik as its new President and CEO effective January 6, 2014. Rednik brings to the organization 17 years of experience in the non-profit sector managing organizations and developing and executing multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131212/DC32583) (Logo:...

2013-11-04 16:26:45

MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Country music fans far and wide can enter to win a seven-day excursion for two on Country Cruising's mega-concert at sea while supporting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami. Throughout November's National Diabetes Awareness Month, sweepstakes tickets can be purchased at DiabetesResearch.org/Country-Cruising-Sweepstakesfor a chance to score the cruise of their dreams, courtesy of Flying...

2013-10-22 12:25:45

Music legend to give exclusive concert at Love and Hope Ball on Valentine's Weekend! HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Barry Gibb and his band have been entertaining fans in Ireland and England with The Mythology Tour recently, the ladies of Love and Hope have been preparing for an exclusive concert to be held at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa in Hollywood, FL, on February 15, 2014. Returning once more to the Love and Hope Ball, the music legend...

2013-05-20 16:26:16

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After successfully leading the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation (DRIF) for two decades, Robert A. Pearlman, 67, of Boca Raton, FL, announced that he will be stepping down from his position as president and CEO effective June 30, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130520/DC17414) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120405/DC83112LOGO) Mr. Pearlman was recruited to the DRI Foundation in 1993, after a...

2013-05-01 08:25:43

Thousands support month-long fundraiser which benefits the Diabetes Research Institute HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brenda Novak, a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, has raised more than $1.6 million with her annual Online Auction for Diabetes Research, in honor of her son, Thad, 16, who has lived with type 1 diabetes for over a decade. Now in its ninth year, the 2013 auction, which benefits the Diabetes Research Institute and takes place...

2013-04-09 16:24:11

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Step by step, Walgreens of South Florida and the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) Foundation are moving toward a cure for diabetes in a partnership that has raised more than $700,000 to date. The third annual Walk with Walgreens Family Fun Day and Health Fair will take place on April 20 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, home to both the Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami (UM) Hurricanes football teams. Additionally,...

2013-03-05 08:30:29

New platform mimics native pancreas, contains real cells to normalize blood sugar in real time MIAMI, Fla., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists from the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami are taking a quantum leap toward a biological cure for diabetes by unveiling the DRI BioHub, a bioengineered "mini organ" that contains lifesaving insulin-producing cells that can sense blood sugar and release the precise amount of insulin needed in real time....

2013-02-07 12:26:08

JERICHO, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- She astounded millions across the nation with her voice and poise. Now, 13-year-old singing sensation and television reality show star Carly Rose Sonenclar will be the special guest at the 10(th) annual Kids Party for a Cure benefiting the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) (DiabetesResearch.org). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120405/DC83112LOGO) The family-oriented event has become an Island...

2013-01-02 16:22:15

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Diabetes Research Institute Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie Geary, M.D., as executive vice president. She will be based in the organization's national headquarters, located at 200 South Park Road, Suite 100, Hollywood, FL, 33021, and is responsible for the Foundation's strategic planning operations, major gift development and donor relationship management. (Photo:...