Online nomination submissions for the 2018 JDRF Rumbough Award and the JDRF Grodsky Award are now open.
Please submit your nominations by Friday, April 20, 2018 directly to Aura Duran, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information in your response:
Your First Name
Your Last Name
Nominee’s First Name
Nominee’s Last Name
Nominee’s Area of Expertise
Pioneering, seminal, meritorious contribution to Type 1 Diabetes, including role of nominee (200 characters):
How has this contribution changed research directions of Type 1 Diabetes, been translated, and/or had clinical impact on Type 1 Diabetes? (200 character):
Please contact Aura Duran (email@example.com) with any questions.
The JDRF Rumbough Award
The JDRF David Rumbough Award, established in 1974 by actress Dina Merrill in honor of her late son, David, acknowledges an individual who has made outstanding achievements in the field of type 1 diabetes that have significantly accelerated the JDRF mission.
>>View past Rumbough Award recipients here
The JDRF Grodsky Award
The Gerold and Kayla Grodsky Basic Research Scientist Award, established in 1993 by a gift from Gerold and Kayla Grodsky, recognizes a basic research scientist who has made outstanding pioneering contributions to type 1 diabetes research. JDRF established the award to honor the contributions of Dr. Grodsky’s diabetes research at the University of California at San Francisco over four decades. The award is a check presented annually to a Ph.D. researcher.
>>View past Grodsky Award recipients here
JDRF is strongly committed to conducting extensive internal and external peer review prior to funding any research project. Peer review is indispensable to operating the world’s largest and most highly regarded public T1D research program. JDRF wishes to thank all the external reviewers who help JDRF evaluate research proposals.