March 2018 Kurt Griffin spoke with Cara Hetland on SD Public Broadcasting's "In the Moment: Innovation" about clinical trials for type 1 diabetes as part of the Sanford Project. Listen to the interview here.
March 2018 Kurt Griffin was interviewed on KSOO Radio's "The Patrick Lalley Show" about clinical trials for type 1 diabetes as part of the Sanford Project. Listen to the interview here.
February 2018 Kurt Griffin attended the Midwinter Conference of Immunologists in Monterrey, CA. This conference provides a forum for the latest developments in immunology while encouraging interaction between established scientists and trainees.
February 2018 Kurt Griffin attended the Levine-Riggs Diabetes Research Symposium hosted by the City of Hope's Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute in Pasadena, CA. This event offers investigators a comprehensive scientific forum of international caliber and scope covering advanced topics in diabetes research by leading experts.
February 2018 Kurt Griffin received the Sanford Innovator Award at the annual Physician Recognition Dinner. This award is presented to a physician who through his or her extraordinary efforts and innovation has made a very positive impact on patients and health care at Sanford.
February 2018 Kurt Griffin was interviewed on KELO-TV news regarding clinical trials for type 1 diabetes as part of the Sanford Project. http://www.keloland.com/watch/video/finding-a-cure-for-type-1-diabetes
January 2018 Dr. Kurt Griffin served as an ad hoc reviewer for the Department of Defense CDMRP study section on clinical trials for diabetes. (CDMRP= Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs)
January 2018 Dr. Kurt Griffin served on a study section reviewing innovative clinical trial grants for a joint funding opportunity sponsored by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
December 2017 Dr. Kurt Griffin was interviewed on KSOO's Patrick Lalley Show about Sanford's clinical research efforts on type 1 diabetes and the increasing global incidence of diabetes. https://soundcloud.com/user-781825766/dr-curt-griffin-sanford-researcher-on-diabetes
October 2017 Drs. Kurt Griffin and Alexei Savinov received a research grant for $40,000 from the Sanford Health Foundation for their project titled "Chimeric T regulatory cells for type 1 diabetes treatments."