The four research pathways to a practical cure for type 1 diabetes

May 24, 2018

This report defines the four Practical Cure research pathways. Click here to view.


An overview of all active t1d human trials

May 11, 2018

This is the sixth annual review of all active type 1 diabetes trials currently testing in humans. Each trial is classified into ten distinct categories. Click here to view.


"The Time is now." Naomi Berrie 2018 Research Panel Discussion

May 2, 2018

Yesterday, the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center at Columbia University hosted a research panel discussion in New York City. Highlights of that meeting are presented in this report. Click here to view. 


An investigative report on stem cells arabia's poster results

April 20, 2018

This report provides an update on Stem Cells Arabia (SCA), a private company in Amman, Jordan that is conducting human trials research toward a T1D cure using the “Jordanian Method for Treatment of Diabetes.” Click here to view. 


New Encapsulation Approach Attracts Big Pharma Investment

April 12, 2018

Yesterday, a widely published press release announced a new partnership between Eli Lilly and Sigilon Therapeutics, a private biopharmaceutical company working on a unique cell encapsulation approach. Click here to view.


Practical Cure Update: Stem Cell Educator

March 22, 2018

This report provides an update on the Stem Cell Educator project and features an interview with the principal investigator Dr. Yong Zhao. Click here to view.


T1D Donor Survey: Cure Research is #1 Priority

March 8, 2018

This is the sixth annual survey-based report on the giving priorities of T1D donors. The key takeaway is the same as all prior years: the number one reason people make donations to diabetes charities and/or participate in fundraising activities such as walks and galas is to find a cure. Click here to read more.


JDRF Internal Costs for Administering Research Grants Remains at Three-Year High

February 22, 2018

This is a third in a series of reports on JDRF financials. The main takeaway is that JDRF administration cost for each dollar of actual research grants have increased 115 percent since 2008 while research grant spending is down 49 percent. Click here to read more.


JDRF 2017 Income and Use of Donor Dollars

February 8, 2018

This report analyzes the key sources of income for JDRF and the primary ways this money was used during 2017. Click here to read more.


JDRF Direct and influenced grant spending (as published by jdrf)

January 31, 2018

This report addresses an infographic in which JDRF claims it is responsible for $300 million dollars of research spending in 2017, rather than the $79 million reported in their audited financial statements. Click here to read more.


2017 JDRF RESEARCH GRANT SPENDING REMAINS AT DECADE LOWS 

January 19, 2018

This report provides an overview of JDRF's 2017 financial statements, released this week. Based on publicly available tax and financial documents, it show how JDRF generates its revenue and how it utilizes those funds. Click here to read more. 


sernova encapsulation device starts human trials

January 12, 2018

This report will provide an overview of Sernova’s Pouch System in addition to an interview with the President and CEO, Philip Toleikis, Ph.D. Click here to read more.


2017 State of the cure for type 1 diabetes

January 4, 2017

This is the sixth annual edition of this report. It summarizes progress made during 2017 toward a Practical Cure for type 1 diabetes. Click here to read more.