U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Research at NIDDK (Division of Intramural Research)

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Intramural Research Program (IRP) conducts biomedical research and training related to diabetes mellitus; endocrine, bone, and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, including liver diseases and nutritional disorders; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases. Intramural research is conducted in the Institute's laboratories and clinical facilities in Bethesda, Maryland and in Phoenix, Arizona.

For more information about our research, staff members, or employment and training opportunities, select a specific lab or branch below.​

Clinical Director
James E. Balow, M.D.
Scientific Director
Michael W. Krause, Ph.D.

Laboratories and Branches

Staff Search  
Full list of intramural faculty​​
View a detailed list of Laboratory and Branch sections.             
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Core Facilities

Core Facilities

Provide centralized scientific support services to our labs and branches.​ 

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Training & Employment

Opportunities for research training are as diverse as the research conducted within the intramural program.

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Technology Advancement & Transfer

Access to NIDDK materials, data, and inventions. Research and clinical trial collaboration.​