Welcome to the Diabetes Research Center

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) focuses on developing new methods to treat, prevent, and ultimately cure diabetes and its complications. The DRC is a multidisciplinary operation with faculty researchers from UAB's schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Public Health, among other units. It operates in collaboration with the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center to promote excellence in diabetes research and patient care. The DRC supports the areas of animal physiology, human biology and intervention and translational research. It is one of six NIDDK-sponsored diabetes research centers in the U.S.