DREAMS-CDTR leaders, core faculty, and affiliates are clinicians and scientists located throughout Northern California and the Central Valley at some of the region's leading diabetes research institutions.


DREAMS-CDTR principal investigator are colleagues who have decades of experience studying diabetes disparities and developing policy solutions to address them.

Core Faculty

Core faculty are scientists who lead innovative research to address various aspects of diabetes.

Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty are scientists from diverse disciplines conducting research of high relevance to diabetes translational research.


Grantees are promising early-stage investigators supported by the Pilot and Feasibility Program at Center sites to foster and support pilot projects in diabetes translational research.

We provide strong research evidence to inform equity-focused healthcare and policies.