Fostering the next generation of diabetes research to achieve health equity.
The WU-CDTR is a collaboration between Washington University in St. Louis, the Council on Black Health, housed at Drexel University, and the University of Missouri, Columbia. We work to support a national network of investigators conducting cutting-edge research on the root causes of diabetes inequities.
Tools and resources
We have a curated library of research toolkits and webinars that can benefit your work.
Our research cores offer a range of services that support and enhance diabetes translation research for our members.
Mary Katherine Ray receives $120,000 grant for type 1 diabetes study
Mary Katherine Ray (PHD), and Instructor in Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis, received a grant of $120,000 by the National Institute of Health for a project titled “Impact of Glucose Variability on Dynamic Cognitive Function in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes”. Mary’s team aims to explore the relationship between glucose variability and cognitive […]
Training Helps Scholars Put Their Research Into Practice, Achieve Equity (Links to an external site)
The IS-2 mentored training program, lead by WU-CDTR Director (Haire-Joshu) and Associate Director (Brownson), hosted its first in-person training session in St. Louis this November.
Luke’s Expertise in Systems Science Contributes to New Report on U.S. Dietary Guidelines (Links to an external site)
WU-CDTR Policy and Systems Science Analysis (PASSA) Core Lead, Dr. Douglas Luke, contributed to a recent National Academies of Science study about how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are developed.
APHA Annual Meeting & Expo: 2023 Call for Abstracts and Learning Institutes Now Open (Links to an external site)
Submit an abstract for APHA 2023 for oral, poster sessions and APHA Learning Institutes. Submissions related to all areas of public health are welcome but we encourage abstracts related to the 2023 meeting theme, “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Overcoming Social and Ethical Challenges.” Submission Deadline: March 31, 2023.
Call for Applications: Longer Life Foundation Developmental Research Awards 2023
Background: A collaboration of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (RGA), the Longer Life Foundation has as its mission:To fund and support the study of factors that either predict the mortality andmorbidity of select populations or influence improvements in longevity, health, andwellness. Awards: The project period will […]
WU-CDTR Pilot considers social determinants of health (Links to an external site)
Patients with social needs had a higher number of hospitalizations, obesity, prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis on the social determinants of health.