Diabetes Research Center

UVA’s Diabetes Center operates in the belief that applying the increasingly sophisticated biochemical, physical, mathematical, and molecular biologic tools available to problems relating to the origin of diabetes or its complications will improve the lives of patients with diabetes or patients at risk to developing the disease.

Enrichment Program

The Enrichment Program focuses on bringing distinguished scientists to the institution to share scientific expertise.
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Pilot and Feasibility Program

The goal of the Pilot and Feasibility Program of the center is to encourage investigators to pursue and develop critical scientific questions in diabetes. Towards this goal, the DERC provides research funds to new investigators for scientific studies related to the field of diabetes and/or endocrinology.
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Training Program

This program promotes the academic development of basic and clinical scientists who will focus their research efforts in the area of diabetes and related disorders.
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