None of our research would be possible without the generous support of granting agencies and foundations. The BEAMS laboratory is currently being supported by the following granting agencies and funding sources.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

  • Modification of the human insulin receptor for in vivo monitoring
  • An Islet friendly Pre-vascularized and Innervated Subcutaneous Scaffold
  • Trans-species study of skin response to alginate capsules
  • Novel passive coating to improve infusion set lifetime

Leona M. and Henry B. Charitable Trust (HCT)

  • Continuous Insulin Monitor

JDRF and HCT collaborative funding

  • Lactate Monitoring for artificial pancreas during exercise

US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

  • Advanced optical technologies for defense trauma and critical care

National Institutes of Health

  • Laser Microbeam and Medical Program (LAMMP)

Office of the President of the University of California

  • UC Consortium for Vascular Mechanics and Mechanobiology