Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Section Highlights

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  • As of 2020, the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism ranks second in NIH-funded grants awarded among the Department of Medicine's divisions and centers. 
  • We are renowned for our contribution of 51 scientific papers and federally funded research grants totaling $8,500,000 during the academic year 2020-2021. 
  • Our multidisciplinary programs include an integrated research training program in molecular endocrinology with senior members of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. 
  • The section is home to a new national Center for the Study of Atypical Diabetes, which will conduct RADIANT (Rare and Atypical Diabetes Network) research at 15 sites around the United States. 
  • We provide care and treatment for patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders at three pavilions in the Texas Medical Center - Ben Taub General Hospital, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
  • We offer top clinical care for endocrine diseases at the local and state level, and from our specialized centers, including the Diabetes Center, Obesity Center and Thyroid and Parathyroid Center.
     
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Interim Chief's Message

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View a message from the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Interim Chief Marco Marcelli, M.D.

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Education

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Our faculty train tomorrow's experts in clinical endocrinology through robust fellowship and medical school training programs. 

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Research

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We support a robust biomedical research base, covering a broad range of diseases and conditions within the section's Diabetes Research Center.

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Healthcare

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Our clinicians provide state-of-the-art, caring treatment for patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders at four locations in the medical center.

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Learn About Diabetes

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Watch this video about diabetes with our Drs. Mandeep Bajaj and Jasmine Boparai.