"There is always room for improvement and we need to work hard in the lab and continue to make progress. Our team’s goal is to drive research today to accelerate a cure for tomorrow."
- Dr. James Shapiro

Our Mission

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The mission of the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada (DRIFCan) is to end Type 1 Diabetes by directly funding cure-based diabetes researcher Dr. James Shapiro and his team at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Meet our Team

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Research

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Dr. Shapiro maintains an active research and development laboratory at the Alberta Diabetes Institute.
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There are

over 450 Million

people worldwide who live with a form of diabetes.

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Ways to give

Every 3 minutes another Canadian is diagnosed with diabetes.

Our Initiatives

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