Dr. Emily Sims and Dr. Sara Ibrahim working in a laboratory.

Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Advancing basic and translational research in diabetes and related metabolic disorders

The Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD) at IU School of Medicine is a world-renowned center focused on centralizing and fostering research that strengthens the diabetes research base throughout Indiana.

As one of only 18 centers in the United States that is National Institutes of Health (NIH)-designated, the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases is funded by both NIH and the IUPUI Signature Center Initiative.

Members of the CDMD and their partnerships represent a broad network of diabetes researchers in academia, heath care and industry across the state of Indiana.

Supported by four exceptional research cores, the highly collaborative research base includes more than 90 investigators engaged in basic, translational and clinical research along four fundamental themes of diabetes and related metabolic disorders.

World Diabetes Day + 100 Years of Insulin Celebration
Featuring “The Eli Lilly Insulin Story,” presented by Ruth E. Gimeno, PhD, Vice President of Diabetes Research and Clinical Investigation, Eli Lilly & Company.


CDMD Seminar Series

Mondays at noon: Faculty, visitors and trainees present recent developments in research related to diabetes and metabolic diseases.

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