Leadership

CDP LEADERSHIP

David Hunkeler

Director of Encapsulation Subgroup

General Director, AQUA+TECH

Jan Jensen

Director of Beta Cell Subgroup

Brandon Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research, Cleveland Clinic

José Oberholzer

Director of Transplantation Subgroup

Director, Chicago Diabetes Project, University of Illinois at Chicago

PHILANTHROPIC TEAM

Elissa Efroymson

Efroymson Family Foundation

Eric Harkna

Chairman of the Support Team

José Oberholzer, M.D.

Director, Chicago Diabetes Project, University of Illinois at Chicago

Sharon Portillo

Co-owner, Portillo Restaurant Group

Martin Schlatter

Wm. Wrigley Company

news from the CDP

Students – Apply now for UIC Summer Diabetes Research Program

by Chicago Diabetes Project

Encapsulated human islet cells can normalize blood sugar levels in mice for up to 6 months.

by Chicago Diabetes Project

Kirstie Danielson, Ph.D., receives funding approval from ADA

by Chicago Diabetes Project

Bigger capsules may be long-sought key to transplanting islet cells

by Chicago Diabetes Project