Video Event: Spotlight: Diabetes - Sep 2008


Spotlight on Type 1 Diabetes: Welcoming Remarks

Robert Klein, J.D. gave the welcoming remarks for the “Spotlight on Juvenile Diabetes”, an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on September 25, 2008. Klein is Chair of the CIRM Governing Board and President of Klein Financial Corporation. The CIRM-hosted event was presented at the University of California, San Diego in partnership […]

Spotlight on Type 1 Diabetes: Seminar by Ed Baetge, Ph.D.

¬† Ed Baetge, Ph.D. spoke at the Spotlight on Juvenile Diabetes, an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on September 25, 2008. Baetge discussed Novocell, Inc.’s (now ViaCyte) efforts to generate replacement pancreatic beta islet cells from human embryonic stem cells for the development of cell-based diabetes therapies. Novocell Inc. has two […]

Spotlight on Type 1 Diabetes: Seminar by Peter Butler, M.D.

Peter Butler, M.D. spoke at the Spotlight on Juvenile Diabetes, an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on September 25, 2008. Butler summarized normal glucose metabolism, explained how loss of pancreatic beta islet cells leads to diabetes, and presented evidence for beta cell regeneration in adults. Butler is the Director of the […]

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 […]