ADVISORY, Nov. 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Melanie Schnoll-Begun, New York Chapter Board President and member of Team JDRF in the 2011 ING NYC Marathon will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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About Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF):
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Driven by passionate, grassroots volunteers connected to children, adolescents, and adults with this disease, JDRF is the largest charitable supporter of T1D research. The goal of JDRF is to improve the lives of every person affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal. Since its founding in 1970, JDRF has awarded more than $1.5 billion to T1D research. More than 80 percent of JDRF's expenditures directly support research and research-related education. Past JDRF research efforts have helped to significantly improve the care of people with this disease, and have expanded the critical scientific understanding of T1D. JDRF will not rest until T1D is fully conquered.
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