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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Dr. Naylor is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has a clinical and research interest in monogenic forms of diabetes, with a particular interest in maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY). Ongoing projects include...

The Kovler Diabetes Center is proud to announce brand new resources for all of our patients and their caretakers! These comprehensive program guides include: Overviews of our premier patient programs “Sick Day” guidelines Introductions to our team of specialists Lists of local accommodations and attractions...

Assistant Professor Assistant Director of Child and Adolescent Consultation/Liaison Service Dr. Drossos directs the Kovler Diabetes Center’s Health and Wellness Program, which provides multidisciplinary psychosocial assessment and intervention for diabetes patients and their families. The program is designed to help improve adherence with diabetes management,...

Christopher Carmean graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University Cum Laude with a B.S. in biochemistry and membership in the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society.  Prior to enrolling in graduate school, Chris worked as a research assistant at Yale University in Dr. Gerald Shulman’s laboratory...

Research Summary My research interests deal with the characterization of genetic variation in humans, the elucidation of the forces shaping and maintaining this variation, and the integration of knowledge from evolutionary and disease mapping studies to help dissect the genetic bases of common diseases and...

My research focuses on developing methods to identify and characterize the genetic component to complex phenotypes. We have ongoing projects on diabetes (type 1, type 2 and MODY) and related quantitative traits, stuttering, psychiatrics disorders (including bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, autism and obsessive compulsive disorders), and...

Dr. Li ‘s main research interest is the vitamin D endocrine system. His lab is exploring the functions of vitamin D using molecular, cellular and genetic approaches. Their current research focuses on several areas: 1) vitamin D regulation of the renin-angiotensin system and blood pressure...