DrugDev Invites Pharmaceutical Companies to Support “George’s RunforType1” 100km (62 miles) on 30 September in London to End Type 1 Diabetes in Children

We need to raise funds so heroic organizations like JDRF can continue to research new solutions to end Type 1 diabetes once and for all.

Clinical operations technology innovator DrugDev is joining forces with award-winning UK playwright and author Simon Vinnicombe and the type 1 diabetes charity JDRF to raise funds and awareness and help cure Type 1 diabetes. DrugDev is inviting pharmaceutical companies to sponsor and participate in two September events:


  •     Case Study: Fighting Type 1 Diabetes – George’s Story – an inspirational webinar on 13 September about Simon’s son George’s battle with Type 1 and progress in finding a cure
  •     “George’s RunforType1” – a 100km Simon will run in London 30 September (six years to the day after George was diagnosed) to raise funds for Type 1 research.

Join in the efforts to fund research for Type 1 diabetes by supporting George’s RunforType1 and the webinar with your corporate sponsorship, or for individual donations visit George’s RunforType1.

Who is George Vinnicombe? Watch a heartwarming video of Simon and his son to learn why this topic is so important to families worldwide. Then read below for details on how to get involved.

(Webinar) Case Study: Fighting Type 1 Diabetes – George’s Story

Date: 13 September 2017

Time: 10:00-10:45 am ET

Register here

The webinar is complimentary

According to JDRF over 400,000 people in the UK have Type 1 diabetes, and more than 29,000 are children. In this webinar hosted by DrugDev, you’ll learn about:

  •     The impact of Type 1 diabetes on one family and the incredible diligence required in caring for an insulin-sensitive Type 1 child
  •     Developments in technology and medicine in the six years since George’s diagnosis and the journey towards a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes

George was six months old when he was sent to Accident and Emergency with a chest infection. Simon Vinnicombe will discuss the developments in technology and medicine in the six years since George’s diagnosis and the journey towards a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes. Join us for the story of a remarkable and courageous young boy who taught his family to never give up, and reminds all of us in the pharma…

Read the full article from the Source…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *