Diabetes Institute

MDiabetes is now the Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute

The Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute supplants the Michigan Diabetes Center (MDiabetes), and will continue to be led by Director Martin G. Myers, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. and Managing Director, Dorene S. Markel, M.S., M.H.S.A. Learn more about the gift that establishes the new institute here.

The University of Michigan has outstanding clinicians and researchers in diabetes, metabolic disorders, and their complications. The Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute 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.