Funded Research

Please click on the institution links to see exactly where, and what, DRWF funds through it's annual funding round:


Latest Grant Awards
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State: Oregon
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Oregon Health Sciences University
Recipient: Sharon Anderson, MD
Project: Research into Causes of Diabetic Renal Disease
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: California
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: California College of Podiatric Medicine
Recipient: unknown
Project: Free Foot Screening and Research Project
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: California
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: LIFESHARING COMMUNITY ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Minnesota
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Spring Point Project
Recipient: Bernhard J. Hering, M.D.
Project: Pig islets for clinical trials research
Funding Type: Research Grant

State:
Year(s) Awarded: 2006
Institution: Diabetes Institute at University of Minnesota
Recipient: Bernhard J. Hering, M.D., David E.R. Sutherland, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: Islet Transplantation Research & Trials
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Minnesota
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: International Diabetes Center
Recipient: Kathy Mulcahy, RN, MSN, CDE
Project: Design and Development of Educational Program for Diabetic Children
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Nebraska
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: University of Nebraska College of Nursing
Recipient: Kathleen Mazzucca, RN, Ph.D
Project: Diabetes Rural Mobile Clinic
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Colorado
Year(s) Awarded: 1998
Institution: Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Recipient: John Hutton, Ph.D
Project: Laboratory Equipment for Genetic Research
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Colorado
Year(s) Awarded: 1998
Institution: Children's Diabetes Foundation
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides diabetes education and treatment in treating children with diabetes.
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Texas
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Baylor College of Medicine
Recipient: Kenneth Gabbay, MD
Project: Studies of the Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Texas
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: LIFEGIFT ORGAN DONATION CENTER
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type:

State: Missouri
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Washington University
Recipient: Marc Hammerman, MD
Project: Research into Renal Growth Factors
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Mississippi
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Recipient: Jane F. Reckelhoff, Ph.D
Project: Mechanisms of Kidney Disease in Type 1 Diabetes
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Tennessee
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Recipient: Roger Chalkeley, Ph.D
Project: External and Implantable Insulin Pump Research
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Pennsylvania
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Recipient: Eugene Tull, Ph.D
Project: Epidemiology Studies of Childhood Diabetes in the Caribbean
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: New York
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: NEW YORK ORGAN DONOR NETWORK
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: New York
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Diabetes on Target
Recipient: unknown
Project: Diabetes program - in kind donations of diabetes books, materials & tools for program
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: New York
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: State University of New York at Stoney Brook
Recipient: Kathleen Dickman, Ph.D
Project: Diabetic Renal Disease Studies
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Massachusetts
Year(s) Awarded: 2006
Institution: Joslin Diabetes Center
Recipient: Gordon Weir, MD
Project: Islet Cell Transplantation Research Program
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Massachusetts
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: New England Medical Center
Recipient: Aubrey Boyd, MD
Project: Mechanisms of Pancreatic Insulin Secretion
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Massachusetts
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: Joslin Diabetes Center
Recipient: Masakazu Hattori, MD
Project: Genetic Causes of Diabetic Renal Disease
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: District of Columbia
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Center for Non-Violence (CCNV)
Recipient: unknown
Project: Donated a DRWF staff member for services at clinic. Counsels patients about their diabetes.
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: District of Columbia
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Unity Health Care Clinic Federal City Shelter
Recipient: Sister Eileen Reid
Project: Provided CDE for Program
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: District of Columbia
Year(s) Awarded: 1998
Institution: S.O.M.E Medical Clinic - Washington, DC
Recipient: unknown
Project: Laboratory Equipment for Measurement of Glycated Hemoglobin Levels
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: District of Columbia
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: American Diabetes Association, Washington, DC Area
Recipient: unknown
Project: Peer Pals Project
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: District of Columbia
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Children's National Medical Center
Recipient: Audrey Austin, MD
Project: Clinical Research with Diabetic Children
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Maryland
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Johns Hopkins University - Wilmer Eye Institute
Recipient: Daniel Finkelstein, MD
Project: Free Diabetes Retinopathy Screening Project
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Maryland
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: American Diabetes Association, Maryland Affiliate
Recipient: unknown
Project: Diabetes Education Projects at Camp Glyndon
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Maryland
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: International Diabetes Center
Recipient: Kathy Mulcahy, R.N., M.S.N., C.D.E.
Project: Design and Development of Educational Program for Diabetic Children
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Virginia
Year(s) Awarded:
Institution: Service Dogs by Warren Retrivers
Recipient: unknown
Project: Trains service dogs to assist individuals with diabetes detecting their low and high blood sugars
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Virginia
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Jeanie Schmidt Free Clinic / Herndon Clinic
Recipient: unknown
Project: Donated a DRWF staff member for services at clinic; counsels patients about their diabetes Herndon, VA
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Virginia
Year(s) Awarded: 1995
Institution: Visiting Nurse Association of Northern Virginia
Recipient: unknown
Project: Sponsorship of Educational Program Related to Diabetes
Funding Type: Education Grant

State: Virginia
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Washington Regional Transplant Consortium
Recipient: Lori Brigham, Project Coordinator
Project: Public Education Initiatives Promoting Organ Donation
Funding Type: Education Grant

State: South Carolina
Year(s) Awarded: 2001
Institution: Medical University of South Carolina
Recipient: Timothy Lyons, MD
Project: Diabetic Retinopathy Research
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: South Carolina
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: DONATE LIFE SOUTH CAROLINA
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Georgia
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Emory University
Recipient: Peter Jensen, MD
Project: Studies in the Immunology of Type 1 Diabetes
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Florida
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Shepherd's Hope
Recipient: unknown
Project: Diabetes Health Clinic serving non-insured diabetes patients
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Florida
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Diabetes Research Institute
Recipient: unknown
Project: Islet cell studies Dr. Norma Kenyon
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: Florida
Year(s) Awarded: 2005
Institution: Diabetes Research Institute
Recipient: Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D.
Project: Immune System Monitoring
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Florida
Year(s) Awarded: 2004
Institution: Diabetes Research Institute
Recipient: Camillo Ricordi, MD
Project: Islet Cell Transplantation Studies
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Florida
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: University of Miami
Recipient: Alan Delamater, Ph.D
Project: Family Intervention for Youngsters With Diabetes Study
Funding Type: Education Grant

State: Alberta
Year(s) Awarded: 2005
Institution: University of Alberta
Recipient: Dr. Jonathan Lakey
Project: Research into blocking the death of islet cells during pancreas preservation and islet isolation.
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Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Washington
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: Washington Regional Transplant Consortium
Recipient: unknown
Project: Public Education Initiatives Promoting Organ Donation
Funding Type: Education Grant

State: Alabama
Year(s) Awarded: 1993
Institution: ALABAMA ORGAN CENTER
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Illinois
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: American Association of Diabetes Educators
Recipient: unknown
Project: Sponsorship of Educational Conferences for Health Care Professionals
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Ohio
Year(s) Awarded: 1996
Institution: Case Western Reserve University
Recipient: Liliana Berti-Materra, Ph.D.
Project: Diabetic Neuropathy Clinical Studies
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Ohio
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: LIFELINE OF OHIO ORGAN
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides assistance for organ and tissue patients in need
Funding Type: Program Grant

State: North Carolina
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: DIABETES MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
Recipient: unknown
Project: Provides diabetes education classes.
Funding Type: Research Grant

State: Louisiana
Year(s) Awarded: 2014
Institution: Tulane Community Health Center
Recipient: Mobile Health Clinic serving diabetes patients
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DRWF was born from a personal connection with Type 1 diabetes in 1993 in the US and has grown considerably since then.

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Whilst funding research in the US and around the world, we aim to ensure that people have access to the best care and resources to support their self-management of diabetes. 

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