Blog | 5/4/2015

The Helmsley Trust Awards $8.7M funding for T1D Research

The Helmsley Trust announced the initiation of the T1D Prevention Program, which awards $8.7 million to leading research institutions across the globe. In the press release, the Trust highlights its white paper ‘Type 1 Diabetes Prevention Landscape: A Guide for Navigating Emerging Opportunities’, co-authored by Health Advances. Health Advances’ research supported the Helmsley Trust’s critical investment decisions in the field of prevention.

From the executive summary of the white paper:

The T1D prevention landscape evaluation validated that numerous efforts to date have resulted in many important advances that will set the stage for future progress. Over 25 observational and intervention studies have been completed or are ongoing across primary and secondary prevention, with the majority of these in secondary prevention (Figure 1).

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