and W.W. Smith Trust's $15.5 Million Gift for Type 1 Diabetes
Peter Van Etten,
President and CEO,
Mary L. Smith, Trustee,
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust
Ali Naji, Vice Chairman,
Surgical Research and Director,
Center for Islet Transplantation
Professor, Medicine and
Director, JDRF Center
for Gene Therapy
Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) announced a major
step in its continuing efforts to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes
and its complications. It is awarding over $15.5 million to fund
research at the JDRF-W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Center for Islet
Transplantation and the JDRF Center for Gene Therapy at Penn's School
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 13, November 20, 2001
November 20, 2001
Volume 48 Number 13
receives over $15.5
million from JDRF and W.W. Smith Trust to establish two
centers to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes and its complications
2001, the Associated Investments Fund, Penn's main investment
vehicle, out-performed its benchmark, returning a positive performance.
have been redesigned to be more informative and easier to
Way weekly raffles begin; envelopes must be submitted to
Payroll by this Wednesday for the first drawing.
fall semester classes ending December 10, the Provost reissues
Governing Final Examinations.
types of grants
are available to faculty to conduct cancer-related research
projects; the deadline is January 15 for both.
the holidays approach, there are special events
and performances to attend and there are the annual appeals
to donate and contribute to those less fortunate.