November 2, 2011

JDRF & Helmsley Trust Collaboration

From the News Wire:
JDRF and the Helmsley Charitable Trust Form a Collaboration to Accelerate Innovative Type 1 Diabetes Research and Development:
NEW YORKNov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JDRF and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, two of the largest non-government funders of type 1 diabetes (T1D) programs, announced today that they have formalized a collaboration that will foster a new level of cooperation between the organizations. The goal of the collaboration is to accelerate the pace of research and development to deliver better treatments, devices, and diagnostics for improving the lives of people with T1D. The first two co-funded grants as part of the collaboration were also announced today. More

This is good news. I know some great dads of kids with diabetes at both places. They share the passion for better lives for all kids living with diabetes that maybe unique to parents. Both organizations are substantial investors in researches to create better lives. By comparing notes and goals is more than great way to avoid re-inventing the wheel, it is a powerful way align interests.

Thanks to all the dads, moms, people with diabetes, their friends and families that are doing what they can to help innovate type 1 diabetes (T1D) care.

1 comment :

  1. Agreed, this is good news. Passion is obvious at both organizations, and this is a very powerful collaboration that only spells great things for the future. Can't wait to see it unfold more!