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Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers

The Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers program provides a mechanism for funding shared resources (i.e., core facilities).  Through these Centers, the NIDDK aims to integrate, coordinate, and foster interdisciplinary cooperation between groups of established investigators that conduct high-quality research on digestive diseases.  An existing base of outstanding digestive disease-related research is a prerequisite for the establishment of a Center.  Research in these Centers focuses on:  liver diseases; gastrointestinal motility, absorption and secretion processes; inflammatory bowel disease; structure/function relationships in the gastrointestinal tract; neuropeptides and gut hormones; and gastrointestinal membrane receptors.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

 

 NIDDK Staff

 
Peter Perrin Ph.D.Gastrointestinal Host-Microbial Interactions, Basic Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation

Funding Mechanisms

NIDDK funds Digestive Diseases Centers under the P30 funding mechanism

Centers Sites

There are currently 17 Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers funded by NIDDK.

 

 Related Funding Opportunities

 
Posted DateTitleFull Announcement
4/21/2016NIDDK Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) (Summary) PAR-16-211
4/19/2016Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25) (Summary) PA-16-194
4/19/2016Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24) (Summary) PA-16-206
4/18/2016Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15) (Summary) PA-16-200
4/15/2016Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08) (Summary) PA-16-191
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The resources listed below include reagents, data, protocols, etc. If you would like to utilize any of these resources, contact the person associated with the resource.

 

 Research Resources

 
Resource NameDescription
Acute Liver Failure Study Group
The Acute Liver Failure Study Group is collecting biosamples and information on the natural history, causes and outcomes of Acute Liver Failure in the United States. In addition to the database, a clinical trial conducted to test whether the drug…
Evaluating Predictors and Interventions in Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

The EPISOD study is a prospective, double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled, multi-center clinical trial. The EPISOD study enrolls subjects who have received a prior cholecystectomy and are diagnosed with the clinical syndrome of Sphincter of Oddi…

Action to Control Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetes Follow-up Study
ACCORDION (sponsored by NHLBI) is a prospective, observational follow-up study of at least 8000 participants who were treated and followed in the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Trial.  Treatment in ACCORD ended in 2009 and…
Diabetic Complications Consortium
The goal of the NIDDK-sponsored Diabetic Complications Consortium (DiaComp) is to foster communication and collaboration between investigator communities involved in complications research.  Toward this goal, DiaComp: (1) sponsors annual meetings in…
Predicting Response to Standardized Pediatric Colitis Therapy

The mission of the PROTECT Study is to provide a better understanding of how children newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis (UC) respond to mesalamine and prednisone (corticosteroid), the standard initial therapies used to treat this disorder…

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 NIDDK Active Trials in Digestive Disease

 
View related clinical trials from ClinicalTrials.gov.

 

 Related Study Sections

 
​​Study sections conduct initial peer review of applications in a designated scientific area. View related study sections from the NIH's Center for Scientific Review.

NIH Common Fund

Learn about current projects and view funding opportunities sponsored by the​ ​​NIH Common Fund.​