faqs

Q: What is The Sugar Science.org?
A: Designed by scientists, for scientists, The Sugar Science is a revolutionary digital platform connecting Type 1 diabetes researchers to connect, exchange and share information and results, and expedite a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Q: Is access to The Sugar Science free?
A: For confirmed researchers and academics, access to the site is 100% free. For Industry professionals in biotech, pharma and recruiting, a monthly subscription fee is required.

Q: Where do donations go?
A: Donations go toward running and improving the website to optimize connection between all researchers that are interested in revolutionizing the conversation about Type 1 diabetes. We are also establishing a grant for young investigators who meet and collaborate on Collaborator, and write the best grant to further that collaboration.

Q: Is my gift of a donation tax deductible?
A: The Sugar Science (TSS) is a 501(c) 3 organization in the United States; our charitable organization number is 85-0721654. Contributions to TSS may be tax deductible to the maximum extent permissible by law. Please check with your tax advisor regarding the deduction of your contributor. TSS can also receive tax deductible gifts globally but donors should contact us directly for processing. Contact:Michele@thesugarscience.org

Q: Where can I learn more?
A: info@thesugarscience.org

Q: Where can I discuss submission of a media kit?
A: media@thesugarscience.org

Q: If I have an idea for a thought experiment, can I submit it?
A: Yes, you can submit one yourself on the Thought Experiments forum. Also you can submit to us and we can post. info@thesugarscience.org

Q: Will The Sugar Science be helping post docs with their positions that have been lost due to COVID19?
A: Yes, we are developing a jobs board to help connect with Type 1 diabetes researchers looking to hire. We have also partnered with the DRC to provide a fast track to apply for their grants if you are identified as a ‘best collaboration” on our website. To gain this status, post a collaboration idea on The Sugar Science, if the community supports it, you are eligible for an exclusive DRC application.

Q: COVID19 has impacted travel. I wanted to learn a new technique at another lab. Can you help?
A: Yes, The Sugar Science is developing remote learning portal so that labs can exchange and teach techniques from a distance.