Diabetes Research Center
The mission of the Washington University School of Medicine Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is to support and enhance research in diabetes and related metabolic diseases. The long-term goal of the DRC is the development of new preventive strategies and therapies aimed at improving the lives of Americans with diabetes and those at risk for diabetes and related metabolic disorders.
Center for Clinical Studies
The Center for Clinical Studies provides Washington University researchers with administrative and clinical research services from the initial proposal phase through study close-out.
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences’ (ICTS) mission is to accelerate clinical and translational research to improve health outcomes and benefit the well-being of our communities. The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), established in 2007, is embedded in the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) nationwide hub network that provides infrastructure support to deliver programs and services designed to accelerate the translation of research findings into real-world application to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.
Nutrition Obesity Research Center
The mission of the Washington University Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is to enhance understanding of the basic and clinical aspects of nutrition in the prevention, etiology, pathophysiology and therapy of nutrition-related diseases. Goals include providing cost-effective core laboratory services to support nutrition and obesity research, foster communication between basic and clinical investigators, and enhance translation of discoveries into clinical practice and community health.
Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University School of Medicine is committed to advancing human health throughout the world. As noted leaders in patient care, research and education, the University’s outstanding faculty have contributed many discoveries and innovations to science and medicine since the school’s founding in 1891.