JDRF Australia has today announced that a new $8 million partnership with The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, for investment into the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN), a JDRF Australia initiative.
This partnership will support Environmental Determinants of Islet Autoimmunity (ENDIA), a ground-breaking study to help solve the mystery of what causes type 1 diabetes.
ENDIA study will investigate 1,400 pregnant women and their babies, and is Australia’s largest study into the environmental causes of type 1 diabetes. The new funding for ENDIA will enable researchers to complete recruitment for the study in major hospitals across the country, as well as funding novel scientific investigations in Australia’s leading research institutes and universities.
To read the full announcement, visit the T1DCRN blog.