Michigan Diabetes Research Center (MDRC) Clinical Core

provides expertise and services to support basic, translation, and clinical diabetes research.


William Herman, MD, MPH


Brehm Tower
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Medical School

Who We Serve

University of Michigan Researchers

Core Summary

Service Categories: Human Research


  • Biostatistics

  • Clinical research space

  • Human subject recruitment

  • Laboratory expertise

Additional Services

Recruitment Services

Provides services to facilitate the recruitment of human subjects including access to a Diabetes Research Registry, assistance using the Michigan Medicine electronic medical record to construct Best Practice Advisories (BPAs), and assistance in accessing the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) managed care data base of over 900,000 patients to identify and recruit potential research subjects

Clinical Research Unit

Provides clinical research services and space including 4 examination rooms and a specimen processing laboratory

Chemistry Laboratory

Provides laboratory expertise and state-of-the-art analytical services through its Chemistry Laboratory

Biostatistical Services

Provides both routine and non-routine biostatistical services to assist with experimental design, power calculations, data management, and data analysis


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