Diabetes Research Center

Overview

The Einstein Diabetes Research Center (DRC) provides strong leadership for creative basic and translational research related to the causes and treatment of diabetes and its complications. With a collaborative state-of-the-art infrastructure and multiple tools and approaches to facilitate diabetes prevention and control, the DRC supports broad interplay among research, training, clinical and community-based activities.

DRC investigations primarily target the minority and other served under populations prevalent among the 1.4 million residents of the Bronx, 1 million residents of adjacent Westchester county and 6.9 million residents of the other boroughs comprising New York City.

What the DRC Encompasses

  • An energetic, fast-growing scientific base that serves as a national resource for diabetes investigators
  • An administrative core and core laboratories that provide integrated support for basic biomedical research, clinical research, and behavioral and translational research
  • A well-established, highly successful Pilot & Feasibility Study Program and vibrant Enrichment Program to initiate research programs in biomedical and behavioral diabetes-related areas
  • More than 80 faculty laboratories
  • Partnerships with the Columbia University DERC and with the diabetes research programs at Weill Cornell Medical College and Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Partial support from the New York Obesity Research Center (NYORC), the Center for the Study of Diabetic Complications, and the Montefiore Clinical Diabetes Center

Message from the Director

Jeffrey E. Pessin, Ph.D.

I'd like to share with you some of the new developments in the Albert Einstein Diabetes Research Center. First, we're pleased to announce an award of approximately $10 million from the National Institutes of Health that will continue funding our diabetes center for five more years... read more 

 
 

Administrative Office

Aneleen Dizon, M.P.A. 
Diabetes Research Center
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718.430.2908
Fax: 718.430.8557

 
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