The legendary moustachioed cricketer, known as Beefy, captained the England side in the 1980s, and is regarded as one of the game’s finest all-rounders ever. Since retiring from the cricketing arena, Beefy has spent a large amount of his time fundraising for charities close to his heart; from golf days and sporting dinners to clay pigeon shoots […]

New immunotherapy treatment shows promise in first clinical trial
Published on August 20, 2017

Researchers from King’s College London and Cardiff University have tested a new immunotherapy treatment. The trial, which was partly funded by JDRF, indicated that the treatment was safe and suggests that it could have potential to preserve beta cell function in people living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Why did they do this trial? T1D develops because […]

Make your voices heard
Published on June 28, 2017

The Australian Government’s Department of Health is evaluating the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring product to consider subsidising it under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). JDRF welcomes improved access to technologies that enable people with type 1 diabetes to better manage their blood glucose levels. The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System is a […]


JDRF and the Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network (T1DCRN) are proud to congratulate Professor John Shine AC (left) and Professor Peter Colman AM (right) for receiving Queen’s Birthday Honours this month. Professor John Shine, Head of the Neuronal Stem Cells Laboratory at Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Chairman of CSL Ltd. received a Companion […]

Generous Canadian dad gifts $3 million at JDRF Gala
Published on April 26, 2017

Canadian business executive, Tom Gaglardi, President of Northland Properties Corporation and owner of the Dallas Stars ice hockey team, presented a generous gift of CAD 3 million to JDRF Canada to support cure-related research activities in the areas of encapsulation, and beta cell replacement and regeneration. Gaglardi’s gift will support JDRF’s global efforts to advance […]

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