Spotlight on Type 1 Diabetes: Seminar by Joelle Johnson


Joelle Johnson spoke at the Spotlight on Juvenile Diabetes, an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board Meeting on September 25, 2008. Johnson talked about her diabetes diagnosis in 2004 and reflected upon the impact of diabetes on her daily life.  Johnson lives in Los Angeles where she works for ABC Television.

Johnson was introduced her doctor, Peter Butler, M.D., the Director of the Larry Hillblom Islet Research Center at the University of California, Los Angeles.

The CIRM-hosted event was presented at the University of California, San Diego in partnership with Novocell, Inc.


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