Najma Begum, Ph.D.
Responsibilities & Activities
My current responsibilities in the NIDDK Review Branch include the review of applications within the diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, digestive, nutrition and kidney areas. Specifically, I am responsible for organizing and conducting the review of applications for NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01), Diabetes Center grants (P30s), Cooperative Agreements (U01s), ancillary R01s, R24 Team Science Research programs and contract proposals that are received in response to RFPs. My duties include the planning, organizing, and managing f peer-review meetings to assess the scientific merit of grant applications, and the development and delivery of summary statements.
Committees & Working Groups
- Inclusions Operation Procedures Working Group (IOPW), RPC Liaison
Scientific Review Officer, CSR, NIH, 2003–2010
Research Associate Professor, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony brook, NY, 1992–2003
Research Instructor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1989–1992
Senior Specialist/In charge, Bhilai Steel Plant Main Hospital and Research Center, Bhilai, MP, India, 1985–1988
Postdoctoral Fellow, SUNY Upstate Hospital Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1980–1984