U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-594-7692
Email: hydej@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Associate ProfessorDepartment of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine1995-2000
  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine1989-1995
  • Postdoctoral FellowshipDepartment of Physiology & Biophysics, Indiana University School of Medicine1986-1989
  • Ph.D.Rutgers University/University of Medicine and Dentistry1985

James F. Hyde, Ph.D.

Program Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases

Current Responsibilities & Activities

I am program director for the Neurobiology of Obesity, and Diabetes Research Centers programs.  The NIDDK’s Diabetes Research Centers program (http://www.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.

​Research Programs

Diabetes Centers
Diabetes Centers bring together investigators in the basic, behavioral, and clinical sciences to enrich research and generate investigative resources that can be made available to the broader research community

Endocrinology and Hormone Signaling
This program supports basic and clinical research on neuroendocrinology and general endocrinology, the HPA axis, bone metabolism, mechanisms of nuclear receptor signaling, and signaling pathways involved in nutrient sensing at target tissues

Metabolism, Energy Balance, and Obesity
This program supports research on metabolism, energy balance, and obesity

Neurobiology of Obesity
The Neurobiology of Obesity program encompasses research on the regulation of body composition by circulating factors

Current Committee Memberships

  • DDEMD Loan Repayment Program CommitteeChair
  • NIDDK Training Program Directors CommitteeMember
  • DDEMD Research Training and Career Development CommitteeMember