About the DRTC
Diabetes and endocrinology research has long been a major focus of investigation within the Division of the Biological Sciences of The University of Chicago. The University of Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center promotes multidisciplinary research in diabetes by
- Creating an environment that supports important and innovative diabetes research;
- Raising awareness and interest in fundamental and clinical research locally, regionally and nationally;
- Enhancing diabetes research, education and training opportunities for patients, students, scientists and clinicians;
- Attracting and retaining new and young investigators;
- Providing core services that leverge funding and unique expertise;
- Fostering interdisciplinary collaborations, especially in emerging areas of research to catalyze new ideas and scientific approaches;
- Promoting the translation of scientific discoveries from bench to bedside to community to improve public health.
DRTC Special EventMay 1, 2015 – Memorial Service and Reception for Donald F. Steiner, M.D. (1930-2014)
A memorial service will be held for Prof. Donald F. Steiner at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 1 at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel. A reception will follow at 12:00 p.m. at the Quadrangle Club.
U of C News
- Charles Rubin, pediatric cancer specialist, 1953-2015 July 22, 2015Assoc. Prof. Charles M. Rubin, a highly respected specialist in the care of children with cancer and a role model for medical students, residents and established physicians, died July 17. He was 62. R […]
- Yoichiro Nambu, Nobel-winning theoretical physicist, 1921-2015 July 17, 2015Physicist Yoichiro Nambu once said he came to the University of Chicago in 1954 because of the “many great names” in physics at the University, including Nobel laureates such as Enrico Fermi. Nambu be […]
- David Raup, paleontologist who transformed his discipline, 1933-2015 July 14, 2015University of Chicago paleontologist David Raup, SB’53, an innovative authority on evolution and mass extinctions, died of pneumonia July 9 in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. He was 82. Raup’s former students and […]