About the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research (MCDTR)

  • Raise awareness of, and interest in, type 2 translational research in diabetes and related conditions and create an environment that supports such research
  • Identify, develop, and support researchers engaged in research to translate interventions with proven efficacy into real world health care settings, communities, and populations at risk
  • Administer cores that provide services critical to type 2 translational research in diabetes for new and established investigators
  • Foster interdisciplinary collaborations to advance type 2 translational research in diabetes
  • Provide education and training opportunities in diabetes translational research
  • Administer a Pilot and Feasibility Study Grants Program to attract new investigators and enable them to generate preliminary data for successful grant applications
MCDTR Organizational Structure