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2007 Global Health Partnership Program Grants

Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF)-Emory Population-based Global Diabetes Research Center

2007 ghpp grants project 5 insetThe Rollins School of Public Health and the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) have partnered to establish a Population-Based Global Diabetes Research Center located in Chennai, India. Researchers at the Center work to find solutions to the growing global diabetes epidemic. The Center serves as the research leader and hub for population-based research and large intervention trials throughout South Asia and globally. The Center’s specific objectives are to:

The Center advances a long-term reciprocal partnership and brings influence and added value by promoting cultural compatibility in science and innovation, low-resource solutions, and complementary strengths in collaborative, interdisciplinary global diabetes research.

Directly related to the Center's work is the NIH-funded Center of Excellence for Cardiometabolic Diseases in Chennai and the Fogarty India-Emory Training Program.

Principal Investigator

KM Venkat Narayan, MD, MSc, MBA, FRCP
Hubert Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology
Rollins School of Public Health

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