Michigan Diabetes Research Center: Goals

  • Facilitate and focus basic molecular and cellular research in the area of diabetes and related metabolic and endocrine disorders.
  • Promote the validation and application of relevant new basic knowledge in the clinical arena through rational, innovative and streamlined clinical, epidemiological and outcomes research.
  • Evaluate, refine and disseminate new clinical knowledge regarding diabetes and related disorders into community health practices, especially in those communities at increased risk.
  • Recruit, train, motivate and retain an effective pool of basic and clinical investigators and health care professional personnel in the area of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism.