Navigation Links
University of Minnesota receives $40 million for type 1 diabetes research
Date:12/11/2008

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (Dec. 11, 2008) The University of Minnesota has received a $40 million pledge for diabetes research from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation. Goals for the funding, to be paid over five years, are to capitalize on the University's strength in diabetes research and to accelerate the timeline to translate it into a viable cure for people with type 1 diabetes.

The gift is the second largest in the history of the University and the second largest by an individual or family foundation to diabetes research in the United States. In recognition of the gift and the future of diabetes research, the University will rename its Diabetes Institute for Immunology and Transplantation (DIIT) the Schulze Diabetes Institute.

"We have the capacity to cure this devastating disease and help people enjoy a happy and productive life no longer constrained by diabetes and constant fears and worries," said Bernhard Hering, M.D., an internationally recognized diabetes researcher and co-director of the Schulze Diabetes Institute. "Curing type 1 diabetes is possible. We only need to declare it possible, engage the brightest minds, be contagiously committed and break all barriers. This gift, for which we are very grateful, is breaking big barriers by boosting resources, raising awareness and injecting a sense of urgency and responsibility."

Type 1 diabetes is a crippling and relentless disease. It occurs in children and young adults when the immune system mistakenly destroys all insulin-producing islet beta cells in the pancreas. To stay alive and to regulate their blood sugar, patients rely on multiple daily blood sugar measurements and insulin injections. Even with rigorous disease management, they are at risk of developing deadly complications.

"This transformative gift enables some of the world's best minds to aggressively pursue a cure for a disease impacting millions of people worldwide," said Universit
'/>"/>

Contact: Molly Portz
mportz@umn.edu
612-625-2640
University of Minnesota
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science First in Illinois to Equip Students With Computerized Diagnosis System
2. University of Michigan, Blue Care Network Study Quantifies Health Care Savings of Regular Dental Care for Patients with Diabetes
3. University Hospitals in Cleveland Selects Solution Suite from Agilysys
4. Evelyn Y. Davis, Shareholder Advocate, and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation Donate $100,000 to Riggs Emergency Department at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
5. Boston University School of Medicine receives a grant to study chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
6. University Hospitals Geneva Medical Center Registered Nurses to Strike on December 10 if Contract Agreement Cannot Be Reached
7. Event Honoring Bill Gates Raises Over $1.5 Million for Sustainable Agriculture Research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
8. Go Healthy Updates Progress With University Sports Programs
9. Julie Cerese Returns to University HealthSystem Consortium as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety
10. Posit Science Invited to Speak at Johns Hopkins University About Cutting Edge Cognitive Training Interventions
11. Johns Hopkins and Makerere University to collaborate on African health education initiative
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/12/2014)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Fresh ... Brazil and Colombia will meet on September 5th at ... allowed the world to see some of the brightest stars ... Diehard soccer fans in Miami will be treated to some ... , Brazil is currently ranked as the third best team ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... The report, "Phthalic Anhydride and Derivatives ... Application & Geography – Trends & Forecast to 2018," ... forecasting of market volume and value. The report also ... The market of phthalic anhydride is projected to grow ... million by 2018, with a CAGR of 5.24% from ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 ... Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty ... Catheter (IVUS, OCT), IVC Filter (Retrievable), ... 2018" analyzes and studies the major ... the U.S. and Canada. , Browse ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Demand Response ... with considerable benefits in reducing the imbalance between energy ... grid appliances have been rolled out (due to increasing ... Infrastructure (AMI). This helps in controlling residential appliances and ... growing in the North American region, and with government ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... The fastest-growing mobile technology is LTE (Long Term Evolution). ... continues to grow due to the rapid evolution of ... data traffic, which is a major driver for the ... Measurement equipment comply with industry standards, and services which ... Market is estimated to grown from $3.75 billion in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Brazil Vs. Colombia Tickets Sun Life Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Friendly Match Between Colombia and Brazil 2Health News:Brazil Vs. Colombia Tickets Sun Life Stadium: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Friendly Match Between Colombia and Brazil 3Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Phthalic Anhydride Market Projected to Reach $8.42 Billion by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Demand Response Management System Worth $12,522.4 Million by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5
... and regulatory actions make great strides toward establishing ... to develop and test more medications for pediatric ... by experts from Children,s National Medical Center ... issue of Science Translational Medicine. ...
... to research conducted at the Oregon National Primate Research Center ... that oral contraceptives cause weight gain appears to be false. ... appear in next month,s edition of the journal Human ... reveal that contraceptives and the possibility that they may cause ...
... 20, 2011) Cancer scientists led by Dr. John ... at St Jude Children,s Research Hospital (Memphis) have found ... carry them are organized in a more complex way ... in Nature (DOI:10.1038/nature09733), challenge the conventional scientific ...
... N.Y. (January 19, 2011) Autism Speaks, North America,s ... announce the expansion of its Autism Treatment Network to ... in the U.S. and Canada. The Autism Speaks Autism ... and healthcare for children and adolescents with autism spectrum ...
... -- Parents may have good reason to be concerned ... playing their new video games since the holidays. A ... an Iowa State University psychologist -- found further evidence ... amounts of gaming, lower social competence and greater impulsivity ...
... is available in German . Malignant ... depending on disease stage. Experts hope that the examination of ... helpful in the choice of the right treatment than other ... and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has now investigated the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Science Translational Medicine: 'Creating Hope Act' incentivizes pediatric drug R&D 2Health News:Do birth control pills cause weight gain? New research says no 2Health News:Cancer scientists discover genetic diversity in leukemic propagating cells 2Health News:Cancer scientists discover genetic diversity in leukemic propagating cells 3Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 2Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 3Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 4Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 5Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 6Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 7Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 8Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 9Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 10Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 11Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 12Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 13Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 14Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 15Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 16Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 17Health News:Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network expands to 17 sites in North America 18Health News:New Pediatrics study identifies the risks, consequences of video game addiction 2Health News:New Pediatrics study identifies the risks, consequences of video game addiction 3Health News:Malignant brain tumors: Benefit of PET and PET/CT in the detection of recurrences is not assessable 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014 Integrated Silicon ... in advanced memory and analog IC solutions, today announced ... Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time ... results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June ... via telephone, dial 1-888-556-4997 before 6:50 a.m. Pacific time ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  BC Technical, the ... MiE America , Inc., a leading provider of ... into a long-term agreement naming BC Technical as the ... MiE and BC Technical announced today ... to establish BC Technical as the service and systems ...
(Date:7/10/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that while more ... are willing to prescribe Durata,s Dalvance (dalbavancin) and ... OPAT, approximately two-thirds of the respondents reported a ... inpatients. However, our findings indicate that nearly two-thirds ... OPAT following hospital discharge, and most are discharged ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 2Long-Acting Antibiotics Offering Once-Weekly Dosing Will See Favorable Uptake and Use as Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) 3
... Resveratrol, Sirtuin1 gene Target Discredited; Lower Dose, Array ... Small Molecules (Longevinex(R)) Exert Greater Effect, SAN ... wine molecule,resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) has recently attracted scientific and,public ... the effects,of a calorie-restricted diet, the science surrounding ...
... Alpharma Inc.,(NYSE: ALO ), a global ... Phase III pivotal efficacy trial that showed ... capsules provided significant pain relief in patients ... of the hip or knee compared,to placebo. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Resveratrol Longevity Science Makes Dramatic U-Turn, But Resveratrol Supplements Remain Unchanged 2Resveratrol Longevity Science Makes Dramatic U-Turn, But Resveratrol Supplements Remain Unchanged 3Resveratrol Longevity Science Makes Dramatic U-Turn, But Resveratrol Supplements Remain Unchanged 4Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting 2Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting 3Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting 4Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting 5
Product includes all 15 Lexi-Comps databases. Includes Lexi-drugs, the official reference of the American Pharmacists Association and the National Professional Society of Pharmacists....
... Knife with BD Xstar Blade includes a ... the blade in prodedure and handling. ... a grind-less process for manufacturing surgical blades. ... and consistency. The arch style, single-bevel ...
Electric high speed system....
The Durafuge 100 spins swing-out rotors at 4000 rpm and fixed-angle rotors at up to 6300 rpm....
Medicine Products: