Envisioning a World Without Diabetes

Who We Are

The University of Michigan has outstanding clinicians and researchers in diabetes, metabolic disorders, and their complications. MDiabetes serves as the central hub to coordinate these programs. We work across disciplines and serve to integrate rigorous science with patient-centered clinical care to prevent, treat, and ultimately cure diabetes and related disorders.


    • Coordinate among and support diabetes- and metabolism-related research programs to ensure their efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Engage patients and their families and integrate cutting-edge research with clinical care.
    • Coordinate among clinical programs to enhance care for patients with diabetes and related disorders.
    • Coordinate and support the training and mentoring of those focused on diabetes and metabolism research and care at the University of Michigan.



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Funding Opportunity

Clinical Translational Research Scholars Program

The MDiabetes Clinical Translational Research Scholars Program seeks to identify and support the most promising early-stage scholars focused on clinical research relevant to diabetes. MDiabetes Clinical Translational Research Scholars Program will provide up to 50% salary support for up to 3 years, protecting this time from clinical care duties to allow successful clinical research scholarly activities. The MDiabetes Clinical Translational Research Scholars Program will also provide strong mentoring regarding research and career advancement.


Paper Highlights "Programming Effects of Maternal and Gestational Obesity on Offspring Metabolism and Metabolic Inflammation

The collaborative paper, published in Nature Research's Scientific Reports can be read here.

Discovery in Mice Could Remove Roadblock to More Insulin Production

New research shows that a combination of two immune-system factors could open up new avenues for treating diabetes and obesity.

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