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 16 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.

46
million dollars in annual NIH funding
94
principal investigators
4
thematic research groups

Center Leadership

Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD

Carmella Evans-Molina, MD, PhD

Director, Diabetes Research Center
Director, Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases
Kieren Mather, MD

Kieren Mather, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Research for Tomorrow