On the cusp of a cure

The Schulze Diabetes Institute hopes it's research will help people with type 1 diabetes achieve insulin independence. A donation from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation is putting researchers closer to this goal.

Institute announcement

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation announces the $40 million pledge that funds the Schulze Diabetes Institute.

About the institute

Researchers in the University of Minnesota’s Schulze Diabetes Institute are driven to reverse Type 1 Diabetes. Through pioneering islet transplantation treatments and ongoing research efforts, our goal is to enable people to live diabetes-free lives.

Save Research to Save Lives

Ann Strader is from Lakeville, MN. She is mother to two boys with type 1 diabetes. Join her call to Save Research to Save Lives.

Biomedical Discovery District

The Biomedical Discovery District is critical to the University's research in the health sciences, and to our goal of preventing and finding treatments and cures to diabetes, infectious disease, neurological conditions, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Islet transplantation

The success of islet transplantation as a treatment for those with type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes is told through patient testimonials.