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The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI) is the product of an innovative affiliation between Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute that bridges the gap between discovery research and clinical care. The TRI brings together the complementary strengths of Sanford-Burnham’s basic science prowess and advanced research technologies and Florida Hospital’s compassionate, comprehensive clinical care and clinical/translational research expertise to accelerate the discovery and development of new approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent obesity, diabetes, and their cardiovascular complications.

Florida Hospital

Since 1908, Florida Hospital has cared for the health of Central Floridians. What began on the shores of Lake Estelle in Orlando, has grown into seven hospitals and 19 Centra Care locations throughout Central Florida, treating more patients that any other hospital system in the country. 

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute at Lake Nona

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is dedicated to discovering the fundamental molecular causes of disease and devising the innovative therapies of tomorrow.

Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute

As one of the largest and most comprehensive diabetes and endocrine centers in the country, the Florida Hospital Diabetes Institute (FHDI) treats over 30,000 patients per year with a holistic approach that provides patients the necessary care and knowledge to effectively manage their diabetes.

TRI Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The SAB is a group of independent translational scientists, expert in the areas of metabolism and diabetes, who provide guidance and advice on the TRI's scientific and clinical directions.