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Latest Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Stories

2010-11-16 07:00:00

Clinical proof-of-concept study will also evaluate whether metreleptin can reduce the amount of insulin needed by patients with type 1 diabetes NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) announced today that they entered into a research collaboration agreement to provide financial support for a clinical proof-of-concept study to investigate the effects of metreleptin, an...

2010-11-11 13:43:16

Experts present at FDA-NIH workshop Diabetes experts at a meeting convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) took the next step in advancing efforts toward the development of an artificial pancreas: putting forth clinical recommendations to ensure the safe and effective testing of artificial pancreas technology in real-life situations. We are pleased at today's meeting there was a strong consensus among leading clinicians, researchers...

2010-11-08 12:17:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Build-A-Bear Workshop(®), the interactive entertainment retailer of customized stuffed animals, announced today that it is raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) throughout the month of November as part of National Diabetes Awareness Month. In an effort to support research to help find better treatments and a cure for type 1 diabetes, Build-A-Bear Workshop Guests can support JDRF by adding a $1...

2010-11-05 15:10:00

Renewal of U.S. Government Special Diabetes Program Will Ensure Progress toward Better Treatments and a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to significant research advances in recent years, people living with type 1 diabetes have received better treatments and therapies. Scientists have made headway in uncovering the possible cause of type 1 diabetes, and in their efforts to find ways to prevent, treat, or reverse the autoimmune disease and...

2010-11-02 07:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, announced today that it has established a Scientific Advisory Board to help advance the company's research and clinical studies in type 1 diabetes. This Scientific Advisory Board will support the scientific advancements that underlie the company's lead drug candidate, otelixizumab, as well as guide the creation...

2010-10-28 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of November's Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2010 (November 14), George Canyon, country music recording artist and Nashville Star finalist, will release his current Canadian hit single, "I Believe in Angels" in the U.S. and offer a special gift - a free download of the song at www.georgecanyon.com/jdrfusa in support of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). A donation will be made to JDRF on behalf of each download...

2010-10-20 18:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MacroGenics, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that the Protege Data Monitoring Committee (DMC), composed of independent experts in the fields of diabetes and biostatistics, has completed a planned analysis of one-year safety and efficacy data of the Protege Phase 3 clinical trial of teplizumab, an investigational biologic under development for the treatment of individuals with recent-onset type 1...

2010-10-13 15:22:00

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson Luther, an eight-year-old resident of Wildwood, MO, designed the winning paint scheme that will appear on the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car during the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 16. Ford Customer Service Division's Funny Car design contest helped raise awareness and $33,391 for JDRF and for research for Type 1 diabetes. One young man wants to tell the entire NASCAR...

2010-09-28 20:55:06

Crowdsourcing, the act of contracting out problems to large groups rather than tapping individual experts, has solved puzzles in fields such as marketing, engineering and computer software. But can the wisdom of crowds help cure disease? A large, multidisciplinary panel has recently selected 12 pioneering ideas for attacking Type 1 Diabetes, ideas selected through a crowdsourcing experiment called the Challenge in which all members of the Harvard community, as well as members of the general...

2010-09-10 09:10:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has announced that Morgan Kendrick, incoming president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa), will serve as the Corporate Chair for its annual fundraising event, Walk to Cure Diabetes. As the JDRF Georgia Chapter's largest event, the Walk is expected to bring together more than 10,000 diabetes supporters. The event is scheduled in Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park on...


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