William V Tamborlane, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology); Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology

Research Interests

Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Glucose; Hypoglycemia; Insulin; Pediatrics; Pancreas, Artificial

Research Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes: Diabetes Program

Diabetes Research Center

Faculty Research

Fellowship Training

Office of Research Services

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

The entire focus of our research is to evaluate improved ways to treat children and adolescents with diabetes and related disorders such as childhood obesity. These studies span the spectrum of clinical research from testing of advances in diabetes technology directed at the development of an artificial pancreas to behavoral interventions aimed at improved outcomes with current therapies. Our center has been at the forefront of pediatric diabetes research for many years.

Specialized Terms: Advances in the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes; Counterregulatory Hormone Responses to Hypoglycemia; Psychosocial Consequences of Diabetes; Behavioral Interventions in Diabetes; insulin pumps; continuous glucose monitoring; artificial pancreas development

Extensive Research Description

Dr. William Tamborlane studies diabetes and metabolism in children. He directs the Yale Center in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study. Dr. Tamborlane's ongoing project regarding the prevention of hypoglycemia is funded within The Yale Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Center grant for the study of hypoglycemia. Dr. Tamborlane is Co-Program Director of the Combined Adult and Pediatric training grant in endocrinology/diabetes from the NIH/NIDDK, as well as Program Director of the Yale Pediatric Diabetes Career Development K12 program from NIH/NIDDK . He is Deputy Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation that is transforming the support that is provided for clinical research across the entire medical center campus. In April 2006 he received the prestigious Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine Excellence in Clinical Research Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. In 2009 Dr. Tamborlane received the Diabetes Technology Society Leadership Award and in 2010 the American Diabetes Association Outstanding Clinician Physician in Diabetes Award and in 2014 he received the Career Achievement Award from the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD). he is the author or co-author of more than 850 publications related to diabetes and related disorders.

  • continuous glucose monitoring studies
  • insulin pump studies
  • artificial pancreas studies
  • insulin pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies
  • hypoglycemia studies

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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Contact Info

William V Tamborlane, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric Specialty Center1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Pediatric EndocrinologyDoctors Building
2 Church Street South

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Pediatric Endocrinology & DiabetesPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae