Advance the knowledge in the field of diabetes and its complications, while improving the clinical care and life of all patients with diabetes in the United States and throughout the world.
Rodica Pop-Busui, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND)
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Internal Medicine
Co-Director, Michigan Peripheral Neuropathy Center
Director of Clinical Research, Mentoring and Development, Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute
Dr. Rodica Pop-Busui's clinical interests include diabetes and diabetes complications, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and general endocrinology.
Dr. Pop-Busui’s research focuses on translational and clinical trials to study the mechanisms of diabetic complications, including diabetic cardiovascular autonomic and peripheral neuropathy, and to understand their role in the development of the high cardiovascular risk complicating diabetes. Learn about her current trials and studies.
Diabetic Foot Consortium
Dr. Pop-Busui co-leads the Diabetic Foot Consortium at Michigan Medicine, one of six institutions to receive funding from the National Institutes of Health to conduct clinical studies aimed at validating biomarkers and understanding the pathophysiology of diabetic foot ulcers.
- Societal Determinants of Health Drive Serious Diabetes Complications - Michigan Medicine Health Lab, November 2020
- Does High Blood Sugar Worsen COVID-19 Outcomes? - Michigan Medicine Health Lab, August 2020
- First-Ever Research Network Tackles Diabetic Foot Complications - Department of Internal Medicine News, August 2020
- Promising Treatment to Slow Kidney Disease Doesn’t Prove Out in Clinical Trial - Elizabeth Weiser Caswell Diabetes Institute News, June 2020
Dr. Rodica Pop-Busui has authored over 175 peer-reviewed publications that appear in prominent journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and Journal of Diabetic Complications.