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Department of Medicine

  Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

RESEARCH



 

 

Endocrinology and Metabolism Research

OVERVIEW

The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism has a 50-year tradition of excellence in basic and clinical research. The National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association, and the sponsors of pharmaceutical trials provide major support for Division research programs.

Faculty are actively involved in both new and ongoing research collaborations with investigators within the University of Pittsburgh, the UPMC Health Network, and other universities. The research performed by the Division’s faculty varies widely in both type and topic:


Basic Research

Clinical Research

Obesity

Obesity

Type 1 diabetes

Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Calcium metabolism

Insulin resistance

Osteoporosis

Pancreatic beta cell function

Thyroid cancer

Survival and regeneration