The mission of the Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI-MD) is to extend and improve the quality of lives through the conduct of world-class, innovative translational research that leads to discoveries - and ultimately cures – for obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. 
The TRI-MD conducts research studies in the areas of:


  • Pre Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes 

Exercise & Bioenergetics  

  • Aging
  • Diabetes 

Metabolism &  Obesity

  • Nutrition
  • Weight loss