Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Recognized as a world leader in diabetes research, education and patient care. Researchers in the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
have garnered wide acclaim, including two Nobel Prizes.
The Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC) is a NIH-sponsored Diabetes Center that facilitates the discovery, application, and translation of scientific knowledge to improve the care of patients with diabetes.
The Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) promotes innovative diabetes-related translational research the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
The Vanderbilt Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC) was founded in 2001 to provide phenotyping services for mouse models of metabolic disease.
We offer comprehensive patient care for bone health, adult and children's diabetes, pituitary and thyroid care, and many other conditions.
Irwin B. Eskind, M.D. » who had diabetes, and his wife Annette provided the vision and gift to create the Vanderbilt-Eskind Diabetes Clinic.
The mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is to conduct and support medical research and research training and to disseminate science-based information on diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, nutritional disorders, and obesity; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases, to improve people’s health and quality of life.