Research Roundup 2023

The UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center is comprised of faculty members conducting basic, translational, and clinical research related to diabetes and its complications.

Current areas of research include autoimmune Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, diabetes complications, beta cell biology, oxidative stress, signaling and metabolism as well as diabetes risk factors, epidemiology, intervention studies, outcomes research, and drug discovery.

With funding from national institutes, foundations, and donors, we perform cutting-edge diabetes research, provide comprehensive education and training, and uncover breakthroughs in treatment for those affected by diabetes in our community and beyond. Below is a list of examples of recent key peer-reviewed publications from the UCDC Young Diabetes Principal Investigator group as well as the UCDC director and associate directors.