The innovative research conducted by the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes has paved the way for more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of endocrine disorders.
The legacy of Dr. Jerome Conn (former Division Chief of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes) includes his discovery of the syndrome that bears his name - listen to him describe it in his own words.
- Facilitate and focus basic molecular and cellular research in all areas of metabolic and endocrine disorders.
- Promote the validation and application of relevant new basic knowledge in the clinical arena through rational, innovative and streamlined clinical, epidemiological and outcomes research.
- Evaluate, refine, and disseminate new clinical knowledge regarding diabetes and related disorders into community health practices, especially in those communities at increased risk.
- Recruit, train, motivate, and retain an effective pool of basic and clinical investigators and health care professional personnel in all areas of endocrinology and metabolism.