We Are Research Leaders
The Association has been supporting diabetes research in the academic community for more than half a century, significantly contributing to the landscape of diabetes research.
In 2013, the Research Program made $35.75 million available for research. This included more than 400 active research projects, with approximately 375 investigators at 145 leading academic research institutions across the U.S.
Scientific Sessions is the largest diabetes meeting in the world, bringing together more than 14,000 clinicians and researchers from all 50 states and 117 countries.
The American Diabetes Association Research Foundation provides critical funding for diabetes research that accelerates the transition of scientific discoveries into practical, life-enhancing treatments and programs.
Learn about exciting recent advances attributable to American Diabetes Association-funded researchers, including our most recent type 1 diabetes research highlights.