Einstein-Sinai Diabetes Research Center

Overview

The Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center (ES-DRC) comprises a vibrant, extensive, diverse, well-funded and highly productive program that provides the foundation for high-quality and cutting-edge research in diabetes and related studies in obesity, metabolism and endocrinology. Included in the ES-DRC are the:

  1. Diabetes Center faculty research base
  2. Diabetes-specific Core facilities
  3. A Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program to foster new diabetes-related research by faculty at Einstein, Mt. Sinai and other participating Institutions
  4. The Montefiore-Einstein Clinical Diabetes Center
  5. The Global Diabetes Institute that is partnered with Christian Medical College Vellore, India
  6. The Mount Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Metabolism Institute; and
  7. The Mount Sinai Clinical Diabetes Center

The broad interplay among research, training as well as clinical and community-based activities under a cohesive, interactive and unified leadership group functionally constitutes the ES-DRC as a fully comprehensive Diabetes Center.

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.

As part of our on going Diabetes Research mission I am pleased to announce that we have formally developed a partnership with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai... 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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