Jiangfeng Fei is the new Senior Manager of New Technology Development for the JDRF Artificial Pancreas Project (APP). His responsibilities include “identification of new device development opportunities that fill key gaps to accelerate the goals of the JDRF APP, and acting as the scientific lead on current device-related partnerships with industry and academic investigators.” We were thrilled to include him in the recent 2013 DiabetesMine Innovation Summit at Stanford University — and equally thrilled to…Read more »
Last week marked the big European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) taking place this year in Barcelona, Spain. Like the annual American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions, this gathering draws thousands from the scientific, medical and research spheres to talk about diabetes advances.
We unfortunately weren’t able to make it to Barcelona ourselves (boo!), but have been watching the news announcements closely. Plus, one of our 2013 Patient Voices Contest winners who happens to…
While many research-and-science-heavy conferences are afoot this time of year, the relatively new Students With Diabetes conference is another animal altogether. It concentrates on age group that’s often overlooked: college students and young adults with diabetes.
Our own Amanda Cedrone had a chance to attend her first-ever SWD conference recently in Florida, and reports back today on what that experience was like.
Special to the ‘Mine by Amanda Cedrone
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Two weeks ago today for Spring Break I was in gorgeous, palm-studded Santa Barbara, CA. And what does a diabetes technology geek like me do on vacation? Visit the local research clinic, of course!
Lucky for me, the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute in Santa Barbara (home to the legendary Drs. Lois Jovanovic and Howard Zisser) just happened to be running a clinical trial they were calling “Party Study 2.” I am not making this up.…
The JDRF Capitol Chapter’s 3rd annual Research Summit in Washington, D.C., on March 9 brought out leaders from the Diabetes Community to talk about everything from the latest in research and technological advances to psychosocial issues for kids and adults with diabetes.
More than 600 people attended this year. Among them was one of our good friends, longtime type 1 and fellow D-blogger Scott Strumello, on the scene along with several other familiar faces from…