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Utah Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center

Established in 2014, the Utah Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center (UDMRC) strives to unify clinicians, researchers, trainees, and educators to catalyze innovative research on diabetes and metabolic health throughout Utah and the Intermountain West.

The UDMRC brings together over 100 faculty spread across 24 departments and seven colleges. These investigators organize into two robust, multi-disciplinary Interest Groups: Metabolism Interest Group (MIG) and Health Behaviors Interest Group (HBIG).

UDMRC investigators span the translational research spectrum, and are poised to translate scientific discoveries into improved prevention strategies and treatments that ultimately improve metabolic health and quality of life.

Learn more about the UDMRC.

Leadership

Scott Summers, PhD

Distinguished Professor and Chair,
Nutrition and Integrated Physiology

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Jared Rutter, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Angela Fagerlin, PhD

Professor and Chair, Population Health Sciences

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Contact Us

Bridget Hughes, PhD

Director, Research Program Development
Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Research Unit

Phone: 801-585-9304
Email: bridget.hughes@hsc.utah.edu

Sara Salmon, MA

Program Manager
Senior Vice President of Health Sciences, Research Unit

Phone: 801-839-5414
Email: sara.salmon@hsc.utah.edu

 

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