JDRF Center of Excellence
at the University of Michigan

Leading the way to improve the lives of patients with type 1 diabetes

The Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute, in partnership with JDRF, is using team science to pursue type 1 diabetes (T1D) cures and reduce disease burden through improved treatments

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Our research advances knowledge, translating into
better care and patient perspectives

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Our team science approach in action

Our projects are aligned with a patient-centered focus to understand and modulate the metobolic environment of beta cells to improve T1D patient outcomes. Our projects connect data from multiple disciplines via a common data portal to inform research across projects.

 

*Metabotype respresents the integrative metabolic profile of an individual.

Who We Are

Leadership

Tom Gardner, MD, MS

Tom Gardner, MD, MS

Matthias Kretzler, MD

Matthias Kretzler, MD

Scott Soleimanpour, MD

Scott Soleimanpour, MD

Lonnie Shea, PhD

Lonnie Shea, PhD

Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD

Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD

Subramaniam Pennathur, MD

Subramaniam Pennathur, MD

Joyce Lee, MD, MPH

Joyce Lee, MD, MPH