JDRF Northern California Center of Excellence

Stanford and UCSF

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Our Mission

Center of Excellence: A center of excellence (COE) brings together people from different disciplines and provides shared facilities/resources

JDRF Centers of Excellence are intended to support Universities and/or Research Institutes that have a track record of excellence in T1D research to develop and pursue collaborative research programs that drive towards translational outcomes and clinical impact and are aligned with JDRF Research goals.

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JDRF CoE Annual Scientific Meeting

Virtual Meeting The JDRF Northern California Center of Excellence annual meeting brought all the scientific teams from UCSF and Stanford together for a half-day of presentations and data sharing from ongoing projects.

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Dr. Judith Shizuru

Faculty Profile: Judith Shizuru, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine - Med/Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University

Her research aims to improve the safety and efficacy of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), the most widely practiced and powerful form of cellular therapy. Her work addresses two fundamental issues of HCT – preparation of recipients to permit hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) to engraft, and the impact of the graft cellular content on the success of the therapy, including solid organ replacement. Dr. Shizuru is a practicing physician-scientist who is overseeing clinical trials using hematopoietic stem cell transplantation‐based strategies for treating immunodeficiency and autoimmunity. She has previously collaborated with members of the BMT division including Drs.

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