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Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolic Diseases (DEM)

Director, Judith Fradkin Ph.D. Deputy Director, Phillip Smith Ph.D.
Director​
Dr. Judith Fradkin​
Deputy Director
Dr. Philip Smith
 

About the Division​

The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases (DEM) provides research funding and support for basic and clinical research in the areas of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and other metabolic disorders, including cystic fibrosis; endocrinology and endocrine disorders; obesity, neuroendocrinology, and energy balance; and development, metabolism, and basic biology of liver, fat, and endocrine tissues.  DEM also provides funding for the training and career development of individuals committed to academic and clinical research careers in these areas.

Division Staff

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 Research Programs

 
The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases (DEM) supports research in:
For a list of all NIDDK programs, including theses, visit Research Programs and Contacts​.​

 

 Funding Opportunities

 
Posted DateTitleFull Announcement
12/11/2014NIDDK Multi-Center Clinical Study Cooperative Agreement (U01) (Summary) PAR-15-067
12/11/2014NIDDK Multi-Center Clinical Study Implementation Planning Cooperative Agreements (U34) (Summary) PAR-15-068
11/26/2014NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative Research Education: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Data Management for Biomedical Big Data (R25) (Summary) RFA-LM-15-001
11/26/2014NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative Research Education: Open Educational Resources for Sharing, Annotating and Curating Biomedical Big Data (R25) (Summary) RFA-LM-15-002
11/24/2014Underactive Bladder in Aging (R01) (Summary) PA-15-049
11/14/2014Administrative Supplements for Research on Sex/Gender Differences (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-15-034
10/29/2014Administrative Supplements for Human Islet Research(Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-15-025
10/17/2014Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers (CSCPDPC -CCs) (U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-027
10/17/2014Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Coordination and Data Management Center (CSCPDPC- CDMC) (U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-028
9/30/2014Limited Competition for the Continuation of the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Cohort Study (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-508
9/24/2014Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects of Bariatric Surgery (R01) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-026
9/4/2014Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (Summary) PA-14-334
8/27/2014Consortium on Beta-cell Death and Survival (HIRN-CBDS) (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-021
8/26/2014Type 1 Diabetes Complications IMPACT Award (DP3) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-017
8/25/2014Identification of Novel Targets and Pathways Mediating Weight Loss, Diabetes Resolution and Related Metabolic Disease after Bariatric Surgery in Humans (R01) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-025
7/30/2014NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01) (Summary) PAR-14-301
7/21/2014Advanced Clinical Trials to test Artificial Pancreas Device Systems in Type 1 Diabetes (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-024
7/17/2014High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-284
6/25/2014NIDDK Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) (Summary) PAR-14-266
6/19/2014Improving Diabetes Management in Young Children with Type 1 Diabetes (DP3) (Summary) RFA-DK-14-022
6/4/2014Research on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (R01) (Summary) PA-14-244
5/2/2014Reagents for Glucagon and Incretin Research (R41/R42) (Summary) PA-14-204
4/22/2014Predoctoral Training in Biomedical Big Data Science (T32) (Summary) RFA-HG-14-004
4/22/2014Revisions to Add Biomedical Big Data Training to Active Institutional Training Grants (T32) (Summary) RFA-HG-14-005
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) (Summary) PA-14-147
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity) (Summary) PA-14-148
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) (Summary) PA-14-149
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral MD/PhD or Other Dual-Doctoral Degree Fellowship (Parent F30) (Summary) PA-14-150
2/24/2014Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Primary Care (R01) (Summary) PA-14-114
1/30/2014Change of Grantee Organization (Type 7 Parent) (Summary) PA-14-078
1/17/2014PHS 2014-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (Summary) PA-14-071
1/17/2014PHS 2014-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (Summary) PA-14-072
1/16/2014Courses for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25) (Summary) RFA-HG-14-008
1/16/2014Open Educational Resources for Biomedical Big Data (R25) (Summary) RFA-HG-14-009
1/15/2014Mentored Career Development Award in Biomedical Big Data Science for Clinicians and Doctorally Prepared Scientists (K01) (Summary) RFA-HG-14-007
1/3/2014Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) to Develop New Diagnostic, Monitoring and Therapeutics Technologies for the Complications of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) [SBIR (R43/R44)] (Summary) PA-14-058
1/3/2014Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) to Develop New Diagnostic, Monitoring and Therapeutics Technologies for the Complications of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) [STTR (R41/R42)] (Summary) PA-14-059
1/2/2014Lead Optimization and Pre-Clinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R41/R42) (Summary) PA-14-054
1/2/2014Lead Optimization and Pre-Clinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R43/R44) (Summary) PA-14-055
1/2/2014Genetic Susceptibility & Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01) (Summary) PA-14-056
12/19/2013NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) (Summary) PA-14-042
12/19/2013Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08) (Summary) PA-14-046
12/19/2013Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24) (Summary) PA-14-047
12/19/2013Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25) (Summary) PA-14-048
12/19/2013Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23) (Summary) PA-14-049
12/18/2013Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30) (Summary) PAR-14-041
12/11/2013Chronic Condition Self-Management in Children and Adolescents (R01) (Summary) PA-14-029
12/6/2013Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32) (Summary) PA-14-015
12/6/2013Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35) (Summary) PA-14-016
11/21/2013Seeding Collaborations for Translational Research to Discover and Develop New Therapies for Diseases and Conditions within NIDDK's Mission (Revisions) (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-006
10/24/2013Administrative Supplements to NIH Awards for Validation Studies of Analytical Methods for Natural Products (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-13-381
9/27/2013Evaluating Natural Experiments in Healthcare to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Treatment (R18) (Summary) PAR-13-365
9/27/2013Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Care (R18) (Summary) PAR-13-366
9/27/2013Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Care (R34) (Summary) PAR-13-367
9/20/2013Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) (Summary) PAR-13-358
9/12/2013Translational Research to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Outcomes (R01) (Summary) PA-13-352
9/11/2013Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15) (Summary) PA-13-313
9/11/2013NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13/U13) (Summary) PA-13-347
8/13/2013Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01) (Summary) PA-13-328
8/2/2013Collaborative Interdisciplinary Team Science in NIDDK Research Areas (R24) (Summary) PAR-13-305
8/2/2013Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01) (Summary) PA-13-292
8/2/2013Research Project Grant (Parent R01) (Summary) PA-13-302
7/26/2013Systemic Amyloidosis: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research (R01) (Summary) PA-13-286
7/8/2013NIDDK Program Projects (P01) (Summary) PAR-13-266
7/8/2013NIDDK Multi-Center Clinical Study Implementation Planning Cooperative Agreements (U34) (Summary) PAR-13-268
5/22/2013Phenotyping Embryonic Lethal Knockout Mice (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-231
5/15/2013Biomarkers for Diabetes, Digestive, Kidney and Urologic Diseases Using Biosamples from the NIDDK Repository (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-228
4/5/2013Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (Summary) PA-13-183
3/1/2013Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-130
2/15/2013Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R01) (Summary) PA-13-118
2/11/2013Improvement of Animal Models for Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-114
2/6/2013Mechanistic Insights from Birth Cohorts (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-109
1/9/2013Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-055
1/7/2013Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R03) (Summary) PAR-13-074
12/21/2012Ancillary Studies to the NIDDK Intestinal Stem Cell Consortium (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-066
10/10/2012Early-Stage Pharmacological Validation of Novel Targets and Accompanying Pre-Therapeutic Leads for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PAR-13-007
9/14/2012Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIDDK K01/K08/K23 Recipients (R03) (Summary) PAR-12-285
8/17/2012Ancillary Studies to Major Ongoing Clinical Research Studies to Advance Areas of Scientific Interest within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PAR-12-265
5/11/2012Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome (R01) (Summary) PA-12-185
4/24/2012Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01) (Summary) PAR-12-175
4/10/2012Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Research Grants in Diabetes, and Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases (R21) (Summary) PA-12-157
4/6/2012Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-12-149
4/6/2012Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-12-150
3/19/2012Secondary Analyses in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21) (Summary) PA-12-125
12/1/2011NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25) (Summary) PAR-12-047
10/7/2011Collaborations with National Centers for Biomedical Computing (R01) (Summary) PAR-12-001
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 Strategic Plans and Reports By Disease

 
Report NameDescription
NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities 2014A compendium highlighting examples of the many research advances published by NIDDK-funded scientists and their colleagues in fiscal year 2013.
NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities 2013Highlights research advances by NIDDK-supported scientists and the technologies that made them possible
NIH Strategic Plan on Minority Health DisparitiesEstablishes proposed health disparities research priorities, objectives, and activities; includes an estimated budget by IC of the; and describes the means for achieving stated objectives, and the dates objectives are expected to be achieved
Strategic Plan for NIH Obesity ResearchOutlines a guide to accelerate a broad spectrum of research toward developing new and more effective approaches to address the tremendous burden of obesity, so that people can look forward to healthier lives
Advances & Emerging Opportunities in Diabetes Research: A Strategic Planning Report of the Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating CommitteeServes as a scientific guidepost, identifying compelling opportunities for research on diabetes and its complications over the next decade
Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research: Evaluation ReportDescribes the unique, collaborative, and innovative research consortia, networks, and resources that have been enabled; expected future accomplishments; and emerging research opportunities
NIDDK: 60 Years of Advancing Research to Improve HealthCelebrates the Institute’s accomplishments over the past 60 years in supporting and conducting research on common, chronic, and costly diseases affecting people in this country and around the world
Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research: Progress ReportIncludes major scientific advances and future research opportunities made possible by the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research
DMICC: Coordinating the Federal Investment in Diabetes Programs To Improve the Health of AmericansHighlights the activities and accomplishments of the statutory Diabetes Mellitus Interagency Coordinating Committee (DMICC)
Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research: Evaluation ReportDescribes the results of an evaluation of the numerous research programs supported by this special funding stream dedicated to research on type 1 diabetes and its complications
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