James F. Hyde, Ph.D.
Responsibilities & Activities
I am program director for the Neurobiology of Obesity, and Diabetes Research Centers programs. The NIDDK’s Diabetes Research Centers program (https://diabetescenters.org/) supports innovative research and interdisciplinary collaboration to promote the translation of basic science into public health improvements. I also coordinate the NIH Loan Repayment program for the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases.
In addition to my work for the Institute, I currently am a member of the Research Policy Committee of the American Diabetes Association.
Enhancing and extending the effectiveness of diabetes research by encouraging collaboration among investigators from relevant disciplines.
Endocrinology & Hormone Signaling
Endocrinology, neuroendocrinology, hormone signaling, nutrient sensing, the Hypothalamic-Pituitary- Axis, and bone metabolism.
Metabolism, Energy Balance & Obesity
Basic and clinical studies related to energy balance and physiological mechanisms modulating weight gain, loss and maintenance.
Neurobiology of Obesity
Neurobiology of energy balance and clinical studies on non-homeostatic (extra-hypothalamic) contributions to obesity and diabetes.
Committees & Working Groups
- DDEMD Loan Repayment Program Committee, Chair
- NIDDK Training Program Directors Committee, Member
- DDEMD Research Training and Career Development Committee, Member
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1995-2000
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 1989-1995
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1986-1989
Ph.D., Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry, 1985