About the Diabetes and Obesity Center
Our scientists seek to explore the metabolic basis of disease and to rapidly translate discovery to clinical care by leveraging the bridges we have built with clinical partners.
- Daniel Kelly, M.D.
Senior Vice President
and Scientific Director,
Tavistock Distinguished Professor, Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona
The purpose of the DOC is to use a multi-disciplinary approach to promote fundamental discovery relevant to the metabolic origins of disease, with emphasis on obesity, diabetes and corresponding cardiovascular complications. A second objective is to translate our discoveries to impact the care of humans with metabolic disease.