Board of Directors



    • Meenhard Herlyn, DVM., D.Sc.
      Professor and Leader
      Program of Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis
      The Wistar Institute
      Philadelphia, PA


    • Hal E. Broxmeyer, Ph.D.
      Distinguished Professor
      Mary Margaret Walther Professor Emeritus
      Professor of Microbiology/Immunology
      Program on Hematopoiesis, Heme Malignancies, & Immunology
      Indiana University School of Medicine
      Indianapolis, IN
    • D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S
      Chancellor Emeritus
      Drexel University College of Medicine
      Dean Emeritus, School of Dental Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA


    • Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD
      President & Scientific Director
      Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute
      Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
      Professor, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
      Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
      Chicago, IL
    • Bill Leinweber
      President & CEO
      National Disease Research Interchange
    • Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
      David and Lyn Silfen University Professor
      Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
      Perelman School of Medicine
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Howard Nathan
      President & CEO
      Gift of Life Donor Program
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Lou Philipson, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
      Professor, Departments of Medicine & Pediatrics
      Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and  Metabolism
      Director, Kovler Diabetes Center
      University of Chicago
      Chicago, IL
    • Arthur H. Rubenstein, MBBCh
      Professor of Medicine
      Department of Medicine
      Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
      University of Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, PA
    • Michael White
      President, R.B. White, Inc
      JDRF Board of Directors
      Chair, JDRF Research Committee
      Scottsdale, AZ



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Abner Notkins, M.D.

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