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.
Deciphering Maternal Type 1 Diabetes-Induced Embryonic Defects
Will understanding why normally good but aging beta-cells accumulate with the progression of T1D unlock the mystery of this disease?
Yao Wang
Novel therapy initiative with potential path to preventing T1D by targeting TWO components of T1D development (autoimmune response and beta-cell survival)
flavia pecanha
Engineering an Insulin/Glucagon Fusion Protein
Balamurugan Dhayalan, Ph.D.
Combination Insulin and Non-Insulin Therapy to Address Multiple Metabolic Abnormalities in Type 1 Diabetes
Using Autonomous Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Improve Early Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy in Children with T1D
Wolf - Diabetic Retinopathy
Advancing T1 Prevention and Cure Solutions from Cancer Research
Zoe Quandt
A New Signal to Halting T1D
Cell Silence can be Golden to Improving the Cure for T1D
Dr. Meier
Novel Engraftment Strategies for a Bioengineered Pancreas in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
Skeletal Muscle Health and Blood Sugar Control In Type 1 Diabetes
Diabetes Research Connection | General Fund | 2021

What is the Connection Between T1D and Depression?
Creating New Insulin-Producing Cells To Repair Damaged Pancreas
Kristin-Mussar in a labcoat
Scripps Digital Diabetes: Glucose Values As A Vital Sign
Gene-Specific Models and Therapies for Type One Diabetes
Replacement Beta-Cells From An Unexpected Source
Dr.Lancman in Lab
What Type of Type 1 Diabetes Do You Have?
A Bacteria in the Gut May Predict Type 1 Diabetes
Mice to Men
Offensive “Blocking” to Defeat T1D Before it Strikes!
Looking Beyond Beta-Cells for Management of T1D
A Safe and Cost-Effective Stem Cell Approach for Treating Diabetes
Making More And Better Insulin Producing Cells With Cell Regeneration
Engineering Immune Cells To Stop Autoimmune Attacks
A New Approach To Retraining Immunity In Patients With T1D
Daniel Moore
Regrowth of Beta Cells with Small Molecule Therapy
A Novel Stem Cell Approach for Curing Diabetes
Bionic Insulin Pump – Tarson Family Project
Needles be Gone for Type One Diabetes Patients
Reversing Type 1 Diabetes Without Insulin Replacement
Preserving Retinal Cells Survival and Function for Potential Clinical Studies in T1D
Step 1 in a New Strategy to Preserve Insulin Secretion in People with T1D
Preventing and Possibly Curing T1D by Blocking the Autoimmune Attack of Pancreatic Beta Cells
Michael Kalwat
Targeting Polyamine Biosynthesis for the Prevention of T1D
Abhishek Kulkarni
Taking out the Trash: Clearance of Sick Human Beta-Cells for the Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes. – Tarson Family Project
Do Classical T1D Patients Share Genetic Makeup with ICI-Induced T1D Patients?
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!

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.