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Faculty for the Interdisciplinary Training for Diabetes Research Program

Faculty members from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the Indiana University School of Medicine co-direct the Indiana Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Training for Diabetes Research Program.

Purdue Faculty

Ji-Xin Cheng
Research area: Real-Time, Label-Free Imaging

Craig Goergen
Research area: Cardiovascular, Imaging

Sherry Harbin
Research area: Regenerative Medicine, Biopolymers

Kinam Park

Research area: Glucose Responsive Hydrogels

Jenna Rickus

Research area: Cell Encapsulation, Biosensors

IU School of Medicine Faculty

Janice Blum
Research area: Immunology and inflammation of type 1 diabetes

Robert Considine
Research area: Adipose differentiation, obesity and type 2 diabetes

Jeff Elmendorf
Research area: Peripheral glucose clearance, obesity and type 2 diabetes

Patrick Fueger
Research area: Islet survival and regeneration, metabolism, type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Raghu Mirmira
Research area: Islet survival and proliferation, type 1 diabetes

Peter Roach
Research area: Glycogen and metabolism in pre- and type 2 diabetes

Michael Sturek
Research area: Cardiovascular complications of pre-type 2 diabetes

Jonathan Tune
Research area: Coronary vascular disease and obesity and pre-diabetes