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World-Class Diabetes Research and Care 
Located in Worcester, Massachusetts

Research to Prevent and Cure Diabetes at UMass Medical School

Diabetes Research at UMass Medical School

Under the co-direction of Dale L. Greiner, PhD, and David M. Harlan, MD, the goal of the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence (DCOE) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is to prevent and cure diabetes. Our DCOE research faculty is gaining new knowledge of the disease by studying human tissues and human cells inside of our unique biological models, which mimic the human immune system. Understanding what causes diabetes will allow us to develop effective therapies, and ultimately find the cure. 

Meet the UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence Scientists

Jamie Kady Diabetes Research


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Our Wall of Honor highlights patients who are successfully managing diabetes. They're nominated by their care team and displayed in the patient waiting area. Emilee was diagnosed with diabetes at two years old. Today, she’s an MD/MBA student at UMass Medical School. She calls her UMass Memorial diabetes care team the best providers she's ever had. Watch her inspiring videos

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