First Single Gene Mutation Shown to Result in Type 1 Diabetes

First Single Gene Mutation Shown to Result in Type 1 Diabetes

A JDRF-funded study out of Switzerland has shown that a single gene called SIRT1 may be involved in the development of type 1 diabetes (T1D) and other autoimmune diseases. The study, “Identification of a SIRT1 Mutation in a Family with Type 1 Diabetes,” was published today in Cell Metabolism and represents the first demonstration of […]

Dr. Joe Hedrick, PH.d, Senior Director, JDRF Cure Therapies and Maryann Zucker, JDRF Board President.

Hope-Inspire-Connect Event – A Success!

Thank you to everyone, including Dr. Joe Hedrick and Chef Sam Talbot, that participated in this past Saturday’s first Hope-Inspire-Connect Event. We heard positive feedback from you at the event and on Facebook and we thought it was pretty great too! We will be hosting more of these events in the future, so stay tuned. […]

Hope-Inspire-Connect ~ A Research and Outreach Event

Hope-Inspire-Connect ~ A Research and Outreach Event

JDRF Northern Nevada Branch invites the community to the first of our Hope~Inspire~Connect research and outreach events on Saturday, March 2 at the Atlantis Resort. It’s FREE and you’ll get to hear the latest on Type 1 Diabetes research presented by Dr. Joesph A. Hendrick, Ph.D, Senior Director, JDRF Cure Therapies in his talk, “Special […]