Research Mission: To create a culture of research excellence that explores and links cutting-edge, basic laboratory investigations with innovative and dynamic clinical research studies to enhance the future of diabetes patient care, prevention and cure.
Research Vision: To foster a dynamic interdisciplinary team of basic, translational and clinical researchers that conduct innovative research related to diabetes, its co-morbidities and related diseases.
- Obesity and insulin resistance
- Novel therapies for treatment of diseases and related complications
- Unique aspects of Appalachian life with diabetes and related diseases