Deputy Director for Clinical Research
Dr. Tamborlane's knowledge, experience, expertise, stature, leadership and managerial skills make him uniquely qualified to serve as Director of Research Services for YCCI. Dr. Tamborlane has devoted his academic career to patient-oriented research in disease pathophysiology and therapeutics. His scientific accomplishments over the past 30 years have established his international reputation as one of the most highly regarded clinical scientists in childhood diabetes and related disorders. Major achievements have included pioneering studies in the development of insulin pump therapy, investigations of diabetes-induced defects in counter-regulatory hormone responses to hypoglycemia, and demonstration of the role of insulin resistance in pediatric metabolic disorders, including obesity and type 2 diabetes. His current research effort is directed at translating recent advances in insulin pump and glucose sensor technology into improved treatments of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.