Our Projects

See our approved research projects and campaigns.

Many exciting projects simply couldn’t get off the ground. Until now.

Choose one or more projects you want to support. 100% of your donation, directed to a research project, will go to that scientist’s laboratory.
A Potential Second Cure for T1D by Re-Educating the Patient’s Immune System
L Ferreira
Understanding How a Pancreatic Molecule (GABA) Works May Lead to a New Treatment for T1 and T2 Diabetes
Sandra Mara F.
Validating the Hypothesis to Cure T1D by Eliminating the Rejection of Cells From Another Person by Farming Beta Cells From a Patient’s Own Stem Cells
Han Zhu
Taming a Particularly Lethal Category of Cells May Reduce/Eliminate the Onset of T1D
Can the Inhibition of One Specific Body Gene Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?
Stakeholder-Engaged Precision Health for Longevity and Healthy Aging with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)
Is Cholesterol Exacerbating T1D by Reducing the Functionality and Regeneration Ability of Residual Beta Cells?
A Call to Question… Is T1D Caused by Dysfunctionality of Two Pancreatic Cells (β and α)?
Xin Tong
Novel therapy initiative with potential path to preventing T1D by targeting TWO components of T1D development (autoimmune response and beta-cell survival)
flavia pecanha
Using Autonomous Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy in Children with T1D
Wolf - Diabetic Retinopathy

A Novel Stem Cell Approach for Curing Diabetes
Targeting Polyamine Biosynthesis for the Prevention of T1D
Abhishek Kulkarni
Improving Islet Transplantation Treatment by Overcoming a Critical Roadblock for Beta-Cell Survival via Synthetic Gene Circuits that Generate “Self-Healing” Beta Cells
A New Signal to Halting T1D
Advancing T1 Prevention and Cure Solutions from Cancer Research
Zoe Quandt
Combination Insulin and Non-Insulin Therapy to Address Multiple Metabolic Abnormalities in Type 1 Diabetes
Deciphering Maternal Type 1 Diabetes-Induced Embryonic Defects
Bionic Insulin Pump – Tarson Family Project
What Type of Type 1 Diabetes Do You Have?
Taking out the Trash: Clearance of Sick Human Beta-Cells for the Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes. – Tarson Family Project
Step 1 in a New Strategy to Preserve Insulin Secretion in People with T1D
Skeletal Muscle Health and Blood Sugar Control In Type 1 Diabetes
Scripps Digital Diabetes: Glucose Values As A Vital Sign
Reversing Type 1 Diabetes Without Insulin Replacement
Regrowth of Beta Cells with Small Molecule Therapy
Preserving Retinal Cells Survival and Function for Potential Clinical Studies in T1D
Offensive “Blocking” to Defeat T1D Before it Strikes!
Novel Engraftment Strategies for a Bioengineered Pancreas in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
A New Approach To Retraining Immunity In Patients With T1D
Daniel Moore
A New Approach to Disrupting the Onset of T1D
  • Almost there. Please help fund this project today!
Almost there. Please help fund this project today!
Needles be Gone for Type One Diabetes Patients
Mice to Men
Replacement Beta-Cells From An Unexpected Source
Dr.Lancman in Lab
Cell Silence can be Golden to Improving the Cure for T1D
Dr. Meier
Preventing and Possibly Curing T1D by Blocking the Autoimmune Attack of Pancreatic Beta Cells
Michael Kalwat
A Bacteria in the Gut May Predict Type 1 Diabetes
Making More And Better Insulin Producing Cells With Cell Regeneration
Looking Beyond Beta-Cells for Management of T1D
Will understanding why normally good but aging beta-cells accumulate with the progression of T1D unlock the mystery of this disease?
Yao Wang
Gene-Specific Models and Therapies for Type One Diabetes
Engineering an Insulin/Glucagon Fusion Protein
Balamurugan Dhayalan, Ph.D.
Engineering Immune Cells To Stop Autoimmune Attacks
Do Classical T1D Patients Share Genetic Makeup with ICI-Induced T1D Patients?
Creating New Insulin-Producing Cells To Repair Damaged Pancreas
Kristin-Mussar in a labcoat
What is the Connection Between T1D and Depression?

Why Should You Donate

100% of your donation for a research project goes directly to the scientists.

Currently 1.25 million Americans live with type 1 diabetes (T1D), including 200,000 children. Approximately 40,000 new patients are diagnosed yearly. Despite this, funding has decreased for research to prevent, cure, and better manage the disease. What diabetes funding is available generally goes to established scientists.