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
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
8/8/2016NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing Diversity in Biomedical Data Science (R25) (Summary) RFA-MD-16-002
8/1/2016Limited Competition for the Continuation of Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Study Clinical Research Center (Collaborative U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-508
8/1/2016Limited Competition for the Continuation of Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Study Biostatistics Research Center (Collaborative U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-509
7/28/2016Limited Competition: Continuation of the Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness (GRADE) Study (U01) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-511
7/21/2016Assay Development and Screening to Discover Therapeutic or Imaging Agents for Diseases of Interest to the NIDDK (R01) (Summary) PA-16-374
7/20/2016Promoting Organ and Tissue Donation Among Diverse Populations (R01) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-022
6/15/2016Metabolic Contributions to the Neurocognitive Complications of Diabetes: Ancillary Studies (R01) (Summary) PAR-16-333
6/15/2016Neurocognitive Effects of Glycemic Dysregulation in Type 1 Diabetes (DP3) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-007
6/14/2016Limited Competition for the Continuation of the Collaborative Islet Transplantation Registry (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-503
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
5/23/2016Standardization of C-peptide and HbA1c Measurements Program (UC4) (Summary) RFA-DK-16-011
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
11/6/2015Ancillary 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
4/8/2015Interdisciplinary Training in Bioinformatics and Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease (T32) (Summary) PAR-15-182
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
3/26/2015Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R18) (Summary) PAR-15-157
3/26/2015Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R34) (Summary) PAR-15-158
1/8/2015NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) (Summary) PA-15-083
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
12/6/2013Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Pilot Project Award (SC2) (Summary) PAR-14-017
12/6/2013Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award (SC1) (Summary) PAR-14-019
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
9/27/2013Evaluating Natural Experiments in Healthcare to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Treatment (R18) (Summary) PAR-13-365
9/27/2013Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Care (R34) (Summary) PAR-13-367
9/12/2013Translational Research to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Outcomes (R01) (Summary) PA-13-352
9/11/2013NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13/U13) (Summary) PA-13-347
8/12/2013Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01) (Summary) PA-13-328
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
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
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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
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)
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