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We are united in one goal, to cure type 1 diabetes.


Our scientists are not locatedin one lab,on one campus,or in one country…

Photo by Diabetes Research Institute

nPOD Co-Executive Director Awarded the J. Enloe and Eugenia J. Dodson Chair in Diabetes Research

Congratulations to Alberto Pugliese, MD, of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Diabetes Research Institute, and Co-Executive Director of the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD), on this notable award! The endowed chair will help support Dr. Pugliese’s research in the area of immunology/immune tolerance issues related to Type 1 Diabetes.

Click here to read more and view Dr. Pugliese’s acceptance speech.

Announcing the 2nd Joint Meeting of the EASD Islet Study Group and Beta Cell Workshop 2017
May 7th-10th, 2017 

Westin Bellevue Hotel, Dresden, Germany

Read more and register here.


From left, Megan DeNicola, Sally Kent, Jenny Aurielle Babon and David Harlan. Photo by UMass Medical School.

UMMS  Researchers Isolate Immune Cells From the Islets of Donors with Type 1 Diabetes

As recently published in Nature Medicine, nPOD Investigators at UMMS have developed the first large bank of islet-infiltrating T cells isolated from the islets of human donors with T1D. Their findings have direct implications for the design of therapies and preventative strategies for those with T1D and those at-risk for developing it. This work is the result of a collaborative effort made by many Investigators around the world, including those in nPOD’s Autoimmunity Working Group. Congratulations to all involved on this significant achievement!

Read more here.

One Ocean

This workshop is designed to give attendees a deeper understanding of the nPOD project and how the work that we do with our OPO partners helps to further honor organ donors and their families through meaningful research options.

8th Annual nPOD OPO Workshop

October 10-12, 2017 

One Ocean Resort in Atlantic Beach, Florida.

Registration is free! Continuing education credits, hotel room, meals and entertainment are complimentary. Attendees are only responsible for their travel to and from the workshop.

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