Center for Diabetes Technology

The Center for Diabetes Technology (CDT) has pursued a path to advance the use of technology, including analytics, to allow improved management, monitoring, and therapies for patients with Type 1 Diabetes.

Now, CDT is a recognized world leader in the technological treatment of diabetes and the hub of an international research network of leading U.S. institutions (Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Mayo Clinic, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine) and worldwide groups in Italy, France, Holland, and Argentina.

Power of the Artificial Pancreas

Researchers at the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology have spent years developing a smartphone that acts as an artificial pancreas – a device that automatically regulates blood sugar levels through customized insulin delivery.

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Get Involved in a Study

The Center for Diabetes Technology is currently recruiting for ongoing trials. The trials run for varied periods of time and at different locations.

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Careers & Job Postings

The Center for Diabetes Technology is currently hiring staff for a variety of positions.

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UVA SOM Research in Motion

In the new University of Virginia School of Medicine Research in Motion video series, researchers were asked three questions: What do you do? What do you love about your research? How will it impact human health?

Our Directer, Boris Kovatchev, Ph.D, was excited to share his answers in last weeks’ 2-minute video. We hope you enjoy watching as we celebrate all the compelling and inspiring work done by School of Medicine researchers at the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology.

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Artificial Pancreas

The Center was recently honored by JDRF for its pioneering work in the development of Artificial Pancreas technology.

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from Magic." -Arthur C. Clark

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