Funding Opportunities

Pilot and Feasibility Program

Each year the Center's Pilot and Feasibility Program fosters and supports two year-long pilot projects in diabetes translational research led by promising early stage investigators.

Applications are currently closed and will be accepted again in early 2023.

Recently Completed Projects

AWARDEE NAME AWARD DATES PROJECT TITLE
Luis Rodriguez

2020-2021

Added Sugar Intake and Cardiometabolic Abnormality Among US Hispanic/Latino Ddults
Jennifer Falbe

2020-2021

Impact of Sugar-sweetened Beverage (SSB) Warning Labels Among Low-income Hispanic Populations
Alexandra Lee

2020-2021

Investigating Alternative Glycemic Metrics to Predict Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia in Nursing Home Residents with Type 2 Diabetes
Tainayah Thomas

2020-2021

Engagement, Preferences and Perceptions Related to Diabetes Prevention Among Adults with Prediabetes
Stephanie Hooker

2020-2021

Improving Type 2 Diabetes Care Provided through Telehealth Modalities: Understanding Needs of Patients and Primary Care Providers

Elaine Khoong & Sarah Nouri

2020-2021

Evaluating changes to primary care management and control of type 2 diabetes mellitus among diverse populations after wide-scale telehealth implementation

Estibaliz Iturralde

2019-2020

Perceptions and Preferences Related to Diabetes Prevention Among Individuals with Severe Mental Illness and Metabolic Risk Factors

Ilya Golovaty

2018-2019

Implementation and Effectiveness of Community Diabetes Prevention Programs in the United States

Yeyi Zhu

2018-2019

Investigation of Prevalence of and Barriers to Achieving Optimal Glycemic Control among Women with Gestational Diabetes

Veronica Yank

2017-2019

Pilot Study of eHealth Medication Messages for Latino Patients and Their Families

Courtney Lyles*

2017-2019

Tablet Research to Improve Understanding of Medications for People’s Health (TRIUMPH)

Susan Brown*

2016-2017

A Self-Affirmation Intervention to Enhance Patient Outreach for Health System-based Lifestyle Programs for Diabetes Prevention

Leah Zallman

2016-2017

Addressing Gaps in Research on Pay for Performance to Improve Quality of Diabetes Care: Provider Perspectives

*=Core Faculty

Training Opportunities at Local Institutions

DREAMS-CDTR is not a training grant. However the center's core faculty is affiliated with a number of fellowship programs at its various member institutions. In addition to a T32 Training Program in Diabetes Translational Research, which aims to develop the next generation of researchers with the necessary skills to identify and overcome barriers to translating evidence into practice for patients with type 2 diabetes, members DREAMS-CDTR members are affiliated with the UCSF CTSI KL2 Scholar Program.

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