Diabetes Complications and Management Researchers

Stefan S. Fajans MD/GlaxoSmithKline Professor of Diabetes
Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
 
Research
Diabetes, diabetes complications, diabetes epidemiology, health services research, and health economics
Israel Hodish
Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School
 
Research
Dr. Hodish is actively involved in translational and clinical research in diabetes, with a focus on type 2 diabetes management and technology transfer.
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Laboratory Director, Morphology and Image Analysis Core, Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center
Research Assistant Professor, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Internal Medicine
 
Research
Dr. Lentz actively collaborates with the NeuroNetwork for Emerging Therapies in its study of diabetic neuropathy. His current research uses high resolution confocal microscopy to examine the effects of high glucose on mitochondrial dynamics and biogenesis in sensory neurons.
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD headshot
Larry D. Soderquist Professor in Diabetes
Professor of Internal Medicine
Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Department of Internal Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical Research, Mentoring and
Development, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
 
Research
The elucidation of the mechanisms underlying the development of diabetes and prediabetes complications, with particular emphasis on diabetic cardiovascular autonomic and peripheral neuropathy, as well as the design and execution of clinical trials to test these mechanisms and to test novel therapies for preventing these complications in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.