U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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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Additional Information

 

 

 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
12/5/2016Limited Competition: Data Coordinating Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-505
12/1/2016Limited Competition: Continuation of the Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes (PERL) Study (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-506
11/25/2016Limited Competition: Research Resource for Human Organs and Tissues (U42) (Summary) RFA-OD-17-001
11/23/2016NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory - Demonstration Projects for Pragmatic Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3) (Summary) RFA-RM-16-019
11/7/2016Coordinating Unit for Diabetic Complications Consortium (U24) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-036
10/27/2016NIDDK Exploratory Clinical Trials for Small Business (R44) (Summary) PAR-17-034
10/25/2016Circadian Mechanisms Contributing to Obesity, Diabetes Metabolism, and Underlying Heart, Lung, and Blood Disorders (R01) (Summary) RFA-HL-17-020
10/19/2016Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01) (Summary) PA-17-021
10/11/2016Microphysiological Systems (MPS) for Disease Modeling and Efficacy Testing (UG3/UH3) (Summary) RFA-TR-16-017
10/7/2016BD2K Support for Meetings of Data Science Related Organizations (U13) (Summary) RFA-CA-16-020
9/21/2016Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Pilot Project Award (SC2) (Summary) PAR-16-438
9/21/2016Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award (SC1) (Summary) PAR-16-439
9/8/2016Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01) (Summary) PA-16-428
8/24/2016Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Digital Curation for Biomedical Big Data (U01) (Summary) RFA-LM-17-001
8/17/2016Identification of Mechanisms Mediating the Effects of Sleep on Diabetes-Related Metabolism in Humans (R01) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-005
8/16/2016Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Community-based Data and Metadata Standards Efforts (R24) (Summary) RFA-ES-16-010
8/10/2016BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) (Summary) RFA-ES-16-011
7/21/2016Assay Development and Screening to Discover Therapeutic or Imaging Agents for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PA-16-374
6/15/2016Metabolic Contributions to the Neurocognitive Complications of Diabetes: Ancillary Studies (R01) (Summary) PAR-16-333
6/9/2016Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-16-319
6/3/2016PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, FDA and ACF for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44]) (Summary) PA-16-302
6/3/2016PHS 2016-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42]) (Summary) PA-16-303
6/3/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship for Students at Institutions With NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30) (Summary) PA-16-305
6/3/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30) (Summary) PA-16-306
6/3/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) (Summary) PA-16-307
6/3/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31 - Diversity) (Summary) PA-16-308
6/3/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31) (Summary) PA-16-309
5/27/2016Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) (S06) (Summary) PAR-16-297
5/26/2016Diabetes Research Centers (P30) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-020
5/26/2016NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13) (Summary) PA-16-294
5/25/2016Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-16-288
5/24/2016Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-16-287
5/24/2016Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-16-289
5/18/2016BD2K Open Educational Resources for Skills Development in Biomedical Big Data Science (R25) (Summary) RFA-HG-16-016
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
4/15/2016NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) (Summary) PA-16-193
4/15/2016Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23) (Summary) PA-16-198
4/14/2016Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, and Management in Pain Research (R01) (Summary) PA-16-188
3/31/2016NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01) (Summary) PA-16-160
3/25/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T35) (Summary) PA-16-151
3/25/2016Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32) (Summary) PA-16-152
3/22/2016Limited Competition: Small Grant Program for NIDDK K01/K08/K23 Recipients (R03) (Summary) PAR-16-148
3/9/2016Early-Stage Preclinical Validation of Therapeutic Leads for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PAR-16-121
3/9/2016High Impact, Interdisciplinary Science in NIDDK Research Areas (RC2) (Summary) PAR-16-126
3/9/2016NIDDK Program Projects (P01) (Summary) PAR-16-127
12/18/2015Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R21) (Summary) PAR-16-064
12/11/2015Natural History of Disorders Identifiable by Screening of Newborns (R01) (Summary) PAR-16-061
12/4/2015Administrative Supplements to NIH Awards for Validation Studies of Analytical Methods for Natural Products (Admin Supp) (Summary) PA-16-048
11/24/2015Revision Applications for Validation of Mobile/Wireless Health Tools for Measurement and Intervention (R01) (Summary) PA-16-043
11/6/2015Ancillary Studies to Major Ongoing Clinical Research Studies to Advance Areas of Scientific Interest within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PAR-16-034
11/2/2015SBIR/STTR Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program: Technical Assistance and Late Stage Development (SB1) (Summary) PAR-16-027
11/2/2015SBIR/STTR Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program: Technical Assistance (SB1) (Summary) PAR-16-026
6/24/2015Pre-application: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (X02) (Summary) PAR-15-286
6/24/2015Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) (Summary) PAR-15-287
4/6/2015Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Trials in Diabetes, and Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases (R21) (Summary) PA-15-176
4/1/2015Secondary Analyses in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21) (Summary) PA-15-169
3/13/2015NIDDK Research Education Program Grants for Curriculum Development (R25) (Summary) PAR-15-138
3/13/2015NIDDK Research Education Program Grants for Courses for Skills Development (R25) (Summary) PAR-15-139
3/13/2015NIDDK Research Education Program Grants for Summer Research Experiences (R25) (Summary) PAR-15-140
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
11/24/2014Underactive Bladder in Aging (R01) (Summary) PA-15-049
9/5/2014Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) (Summary) PA-14-334
7/30/2014NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01) (Summary) PAR-14-301
7/17/2014High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes (R01) (Summary) PAR-14-284
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
3/7/2014Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) 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 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
2/5/2014Direct Phase II SBIR Grants to Support Biomedical Technology Development (Summary) PAR-14-088
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 NIDDK (STTR (R41/R42)) (Summary) PA-14-054
1/2/2014Lead Optimization and Pre-Clinical Development of Therapeutic Candidates for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (SBIR (R43/R44)) (Summary) PA-14-055
1/2/2014Genetic Susceptibility & Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01) (Summary) PA-14-056
12/11/2013Chronic Illness Self-Management in Children and Adolescents (R01) (Summary) PA-14-029
9/12/2013Translational Research to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Outcomes (R01) (Summary) PA-13-352
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 Strategic Plans and Reports By Disease

 
Report NameDescription
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
NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities 2016A compendium highlighting examples of the many research advances published by NIDDK-funded scientists and their colleagues in fiscal year 2015.
NIH Nutrition Research Report 2013 & 2014The NIH Nutrition Research Report 2013 and 2014 summarizes NIH nutrition research activities
NIH Nutrition Research Report 2011 & 2012The NIH Nutrition Research Report 2011 and 2012 summarizes NIH nutrition research activities
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 results of an evalutation of the numerous research programs supported by this special funding stream dedicated to research on type 1 diabetes and it's complications
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
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)
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 Meetings and Events By Disease