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Matthew Portnoy, Ph.D.

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Extramural Policy, Operations, SBIR/STTR, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Responsibilities & Activities

I support and work closely with the DEA Director in all Division activities related to:

  • NIDDK receipt, referral and peer review
  • Grants Management
  • Development, implementation, and coordination of NIDDK extramural programs and policies
  • Committee Management
  • Disease coding
  • NIH Guide publication of NIDDK Notices and Funding Opportunity Announcements
  • DEA operations

As the Senior Advisor on Innovation and Biomedical Product Assessment to the Director, I provide expert advice and leadership on Small Business Innovation Research/Small business Technology Transfer Research (SBIR/STTR) and Prize/Challenge activities to develop relevant and innovative biomedical products in areas that will advance NIDDK’s mission to conduct and support medical research and research training and to disseminate science-based information on diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, nutritional disorders, and obesity; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases, to improve people’s health and quality of life.

I have participated in the NIH Senior Leadership Program and various professional development programs.

Committees & Working Groups

  • NIH Extramural Program Management Committee, Alternate
  • NIDDK Commercial Management Office
  • NIH DEA Deputy Directors
  • NIH Challenge/Prize Managers