Support the Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research

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Gloved hand in research laboratory.The creation of an overarching multidisciplinary Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research (T1DRC) will provide the optimal environment to bolster type 1 research in both adults and children, furthering a comprehensive approach in advancing our knowledge in areas such as stem cell biology, beta cell biology, immunology, and genetics and their relationship to type 1 diabetes.

In an effort to promote discovery and expand our collaborative reach, we’ve renamed and are in the process of restructuring our Pediatric Diabetes Research Center (PDRC) at UC San Diego Health. The PDRC is already a leader in the fight against Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM), comprised of a unique blend of top-ranked pediatricians, research scientists, world-class laboratories and innovative therapies, all working to end this disease.

Opportunities for Your Partnership

The Center for Type 1 Diabetes Research Fund

Help the Center’s Director address our highest priorities, bringing us closer to our goals of a day without T1D.

T1DRC Discovery Funds

Help the Center advance cutting-edge research and collaboration across campus and beyond to foster discovery and develop cures for the future.

Training Our Next Generation of T1D leaders

Enrich the education and training of tomorrow’s leaders in type 1 diabetes.


Major Gift and Naming Opportunities

For major gift and naming opportunities, contact:

Jesse Rodriguez
Executive Director of Development
UC San Diego Office of Advancement – Health Sciences
Mail Code 0937
Telephone 858-822-2356