Presenting new epidemiological and diabetes-related impact data.
IDF Europe is part of EU Horizon 2020-funded project “ISLET – Advancing Innovative Stem Cell-based Therapy for Diabetes in Europe”. The project aims to build and implement a new and innovative programme for producing and marketing human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC)-derived advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) for the treatment of people with T1D.
Within this project, we initiated a dialogue between scientists and young PwD to explore the best ways of broadening understanding of scientific research among the general public. As part of this, we produced a blog post which lists the main questions young people living with diabetes asked of the scientists, both looking at the potential of the ISLET project as well as the scientists’ own interests and motivation when conducting research.
The Sports and Diabetes Erasmus+ project aims to foster participation of children and youths with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) by informing, educating and addressing the concerns and challenges of children and youths living with T1D themselves as well as their parents, teachers and sports coaches. One key output is a comprehensive handbook for older youths, their parents, teachers and coaches, and a comic book for younger children, as well as in-depth content available on the Sports and Diabetes website. IDF Europe is a partner alongside five sports clubs, TSV Bayer Leverkusen (Germany), HAŠK Mladost (Croatia), Lazio Volley (Italy), Olympiacos S.F.P. (Greece), WSC – Wiener Sport Club (Austria).
IDF Europe is looking for a Junior Communications Officer, a Project and Administration Officer and a Policy Intern to join the team!