Affiliated Centers and Programs

UWMDI Diabetes Stem Cell Program

The Diabetes Stem Cell Program (DSCP) is a multi-institutional collaborative effort whose overarching goal is to unite expertise in stem cell biology with that in developmental biology of pancreatic beta cells, basic and clinical aspects of diabetes, implantation biology, and immunology in a joint scientific endeavor.

Learn More

UWMDI Energy Balance Core

The UWMDI Energy Balance Core provides UWMDI Affiliate Investigators with a state-of-the-art resource for comprehensive energy balance and metabolic phenotyping of rodent models relevant to nutrition, obesity and diabetes.

Learn More

Cardiovascular Complications and Diabetes Program Project

The Cardiovascular Complications and Diabetes Program Project (P01HL092969) is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the NIH. The objective of this PPG is to identify cellular and molecular mechanisms of the increased cardiovascular complications associated with diabetes that may be amenable to preventive and therapeutic measures.

Learn More

DRC Cell Function Analysis Core

Housed within the UWMDI, the Cell Function Analysis Core facilitates the research of Diabetes Research Center affiliates by offering precise real time functional analysis of intact cells and primary tissue. Many measurements are made using a flow culture system that maintains cell viability while multiple parameters are assessed non-invasively using optical or radiological detection.

Learn More

DRC Quantitative and Functional Proteomics Core

Housed within the UWMDI, the Quantitative and Functional Proteomics Core provides the powerful tools of modern mass spectrometry and complex data set analysis to Diabetes Research Center investigators to permit structural identification and quantitation of proteins involved in diabetes and its complications.

Learn More

DRC Vector and Transgenic Mouse Core

Housed within the UWMDI, the overall goal of the Vector and Transgenic Mouse Core is to provide Diabetes Research Center affiliate investigators with state-of-the-art vectors necessary to overexpress, knockdown, knockout, or alter expression of RNAs and proteins of interest in cultured cells, isolated tissues, and animals.

Learn More

DRC Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core

The Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core facilitates and enhances the research of Diabetes Research Center affiliates by providing access to specialized expertise and equipment required for high quality histochemical and morphological analyses in a cost-effective manner.

Learn More