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NIDDK Releases Funding Opportunity Announcements for Type 1 Diabetes Research

On February 15, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) released 17 long-awaited Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support a variety of research projects related to type 1 diabetes and its complications. These FOAs are supported with the recent $150 million extension of the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1...
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Submit YOUR Ideas for New NIH Study

allofuslogo The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is asking the research community for ideas for research questions that might be addressed through the All of Us research study. The All of Us study is a major NIH investment with the goal of enrolling over 1 million Americans in a longitudinal cohort study, thereby building “one of...
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Special Diabetes Program In Jeopardy; Congress Needs to Hear from You

As Congress readies itself for the next federal budget deadline (February 8), funding for the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) remains uncertain. A top priority for the Endocrine Society is funding the SDP, which includes the Special Type 1 Program that funds NIH research and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians that provides diabetes education and...
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Helmsley Charitable Trust Launches New Diabetes Research Grant

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Type 1 Diabetes Program has launched a funding opportunity through its new Future Technologies Initiative. The goal of Future Technologies Initiative is to accelerate the development of novel, early-stage, disruptive technologies that have the potential to change the current state of type 1 diabetes management and...
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Advocacy Roundtable: Taking Action for Endocrinology

1217_AdvocacyRoundtable When the Rally for Medical Research took place in Washington, D.C., in September, among the voices were several Endocrine Society members. We spoke to Lindsey Trevino, PhD, T. Rajendra Kumar, PhD, Heather Patisaul, PhD, and Benson Akingbemi, PhD, about why they feel so strongly about becoming “endocrine advocates.” In September, the Endocrine Society was a...