U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Kristin Abraham

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-451-8048
Email: abrahamk@mail.nih.gov

 Select Experience

  • Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine1991-2001
  • Postdoctoral FellowshipUniversity of Washington1987-1991
  • Ph.D.University of Texas Health Science Center- San Antonio1987

Kristin M. Abraham, Ph.D.

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

Current Responsibilities & Activities

My grant portfolios consist of studies that define the role of the immune response in metabolic dysfunction and type 2 Diabetes, and projects that develop and validate the utility of new animal models for basic and preclinical research in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases.

​Research Programs

Metabolic Pathways
This program supports research on the pathways that are involved in intermediary metabolism, from a whole-body, tissue, cellular, or the molecular perspective, as they impact metabolic diseases

Pathophysiology of Diabetes and Metabolic Disease
This program supports basic and clinical research that addresses the pathophysiology of metabolic diseases, including the etiology of type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune endocrine diseases

Current Committee Memberships

  • NIDDK-DEM Translational Working GroupMember
  • NIDDK-DEM Complications Working GroupMember