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.

Core services

Our research cores offer a range of services that support and enhance diabetes translation research for our members.

Tools and resources

We have a curated library of research toolkits and webinars that can benefit your work.

Upcoming events

Research highlights

Funding Opportunity: The Stakeholder Engagement Innovation Center T2D (RFA-DK-22-001)

This U2C Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) initiative to establish a novel national Stakeholder Engagement Innovation Center for advancing equity in type 2 diabetes research (SEIC-T2D). A primary goal of the SEIC-T2D is to accelerate equitable engagement of individuals from and communities of diverse […]

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health PARs now available

The Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (DIRH) PARs are now published. Please see links below and for the funding opportunity details. R01: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-22-105.html R21: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-22-109.html R03: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-22-106.html

Call for Trainees: NIDDK The Social Component of Diabetes Health Disparities

The National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is hosting the workshop “The Social Component of Diabetes Health Disparities: New Directions in Analyses and Interventions Through Social Networks and Structures” on May 19th-20th, 2022. This workshop will be hosted in-person at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD. “The workshop will cover social influences […]

Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute: Applications Open!

The 3rd annual Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute applications are now open! This training will be held from July 25th to July 29th, 2022. “In this five-day training, participants will get a hands-on introduction to systems science methods with a focus on five main tracks: Agent-based Modeling, Group Model Building, Social Network Analysis, System Dynamics, and *New for 2022* Systems […]