About the CDTR

The Washington University Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) is a regional and national resource to investigators committed to translating interventions that have demonstrated efficacy into healthcare settings, communities, and populations at-risk. The CDTR supports studies around two interacting scientific themes: the root causes of diabetes and disparities; and the prevention of obesity as a major contributing cause of Type 2 diabetes. The Center provides access to core services provided by exceptional national leaders in support of real-world translation research. It also supports a pilot and feasibility program and enrichment program to support team science and transformative diabetes research. For more information.

“Our goal is to significantly improve the prevention and care of diabetes in populations at increased risk of this devastating disease.” — Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD, Center Director


Our center is supported by a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders, P30DK092950.

Upcoming Events

  • September 1, 2017


  • November 9, 2017

Keynote speaker: Barbara B. Kahn, MD. More information to come.

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