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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 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

 

 

 Strategic Plans and Reports By Disease

 
Report NameDescription
NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities 2017A compendium highlighting examples of the many research advances published by NIDDK-funded scientists and their colleagues in fiscal year 2016.
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
View All Strategic Plans