Michigan Diabetes Research Center: Clinical Core

The Clinical Core of the Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) provides expertise and services to support basic biomedical research and research focused on the translation of basic science findings into early phase clinical trials and the testing of potential therapeutics related to diabetes. The MDRC Clinical Core:

  • Maintains and continuously updates a Diabetes Research Registry to facilitate the recruitment of diabetic subjects into clinical studies
  • Supports a Chemistry Laboratory to provide expertise and state-of-the-art analytical services to MDRC investigators
  • Provides both routine and non-routine Biostatistical Services to assist MDRC investigators in experimental design, data management, and data analysis.

Key Personnel

William H. Herman, MD, MPH, Core Director
wherman@umich.edu, 734-936-8279
Donald A. Giacherio, PhD, Laboratory Director
dgiacher@umich.edu, 734-936-6775
Meng Tan, MD, Co-investigator Diabetes Research Registry
mengt@umich.edu, 734-998-7614
Jason Whalen, BS, Research Laboratory Specialist, Chemistry Laboratory
jfwhalen@umich.edu, 734-763-1025
Wen Ye, PhD, Co-investigator Biostatistical Services
wye@umich.edu, 734-615-9051

Remember to cite the Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) in publications as follows:
“The project described was supported by Grant Number P30DK020572 (MDRC) from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases”