Calls from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF)
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The goal of JDRF research is to improve the lives of all people affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal.
The mission of the JDRF is to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research. To accomplish this mission, JDRF supports relevant exploratory research, discovery research, non-clinical development, clinical research, and clinical development research in the general research areas of:
• Restoration and maintenance of normal glucose regulation in type 1 diabetes, including restoration of beta cell function, immunoregulation, and metabolic control;
• Prevention and treatment of complications of diabetes;
• Prevention of type 1 diabetes.
These are the latest Request for Applications (RFAs):
• High Priority, Short-Term Bridge Awards: March 1, 2013;
• (new) JDRF Clinical Investigator Training Awards in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes: March 21, 2013;
• Conference Grants: submit applications 3-6 months prior to meeting date.
For further information on these and future programmes of JDRF check the RFAs and closing dates on the website.