U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) supports a wide range of medical research through grants to universities and other medical research institutions across the country. The Institute also supports government scientists who conduct basic, translational and clinical research across a broad spectrum of research topics and serious, chronic diseases and conditions related to the institute's mission. In addition, the NIDDK supports research training for students and scientists at various stages of their careers and a range of education and outreach programs to bring science-based information to patients and their families, health care professionals and the public.
Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.

​THE NIDDK DIRECTOR

Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
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