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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.

Supported by five 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.

CDMD Symposium

The 7th annual CDMD Symposium is a virtual event on Thursday, Aug. 5, and Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. Registration is open through July 30.

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46 million dollars in annual NIH funding
95 principal investigators
4 thematic research groups

Center Leadership

5100-Evans-Molina, Carmella

Carmella Evans-Molina, PhD, MD

Director, Indiana Diabetes Research Center

Eli Lilly and Company Professor of Pediatric Diabetes
J. O. Ritchey Professor of Medicine

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4921-Considine, Robert

Robert V. Considine, PhD

Associate Director, Diabetes Research Center

Professor of Medicine

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