Live interview with Lisa Hepner, documentary director/producer

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Live interview with Lisa Hepner, documentary director/producer

Time: November 21, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: TuDiabetes homepage
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Event Type: live interview, videochat
Organized By: Emily Coles
Latest Activity: Feb 8, 2014

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For the past 18 years Lisa Hepner, Canadian-born journalist, has produced films and programs for Sony Pictures Classics, HBO, A&E, PBS, Lifetime, Discovery, MTV, TLC and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  In 2003, Lisa directed Peace by Peace: Women on the Frontlines that marked her documentary feature directorial debut. Shot internationally, this documentary profiles the unheralded work of women peace builders.  Lisa has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 22 years. Lisa and her partner Guy Mossman currently run Vox Pop Films, an award-winning production company based in Los Angeles. (

Check out the website for Lisa's latest endeavor: The Human Trial

The Human Trial tracks the high stakes race to cure Type 1 diabetes. The verite documentary enters three of America’s top labs, giving viewers an inside look at the drive and competition to make medical history at a clinical trial in 2014. If the cure works, one team will have changed millions of lives, forever.


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Comment by nel on February 8, 2014 at 11:06am I clicked on The Human Trial , see above which did not work ...wonder if the Link her Mom sent me will ??

Comment by nel on November 21, 2013 at 12:15pm

too much on my plate , prior to flying to Toronto to attend NAGM of the Canadian Diabetes Association , Nov. 23 ..

Comment by Denise on November 19, 2013 at 8:14am
Question for the Live Interview.
Last month, I contacted the Hanuman Foundation about their Islet Sheet Project and they told me that the lack of funding has caused their project to be derailed with no clinical trials ongoing and no trials on the horizon. Is this true, and why doesn't Helmsley or JDRF fund them?

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