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Science Advisory Committee:

Purpose:

The Scientific Advisory Committee includes leaders in diabetes research and training at UM. Areas of expertise include biomedical, clinical, and translational research, and medical informatics. The Committee meets annually and provides advice on future Center directions.


Members of the MDRC Science Advisory Committee:

Martin G. Myers, Jr. M.D., Ph.D.
Marilyn H. Vincent Professor of Diabetes Research
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Director, Michigan Diabetes Research Center

Christin Carter-Su, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Associate Director, MDRC
Director of P/FS Grants Program and Enrichment Program, MDRC

William H. Herman, M.D., M.P.H.
Stefan S. Fajans/GlaxoSmithKline Professor of Diabetes
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology
Director, Michigan Diabetes Translational Research Center
Associate Director, MDRC

Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.
William and Delores Brehm Professor of Type I Diabetes Research
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division Chief, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes (MEND)
Director, Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center

Ernesto Bernal-Mizrachi, M.D
Larry D. Soderquist Professor of Diabetes
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (MEND)

Charles Burant, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism
Professor, Internal Medicine
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Director, Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center

Frank C. Brosius III, M.D.
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Division Chief, Nephrology
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Director, U-M Animal Models of Diabetes Complications Consortium

Eva L. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology
Director, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Center for the Study of Complications in Diabetes

Thomas W. Gardner, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Ram K. Menon, M.D., M.B.B.S., M.R.C.P.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology

Massimo T. Pietropaolo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases