I serve as director of the Immunobiology of Type 1 Diabetes and Autoimmune Endocrine Diseases Program. My portfolio includes basic and clinical research on the pathogenic mechanisms of autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes and autoimmune thyroid diseases.
I am the Project Scientist for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet—an international consortium for the conduct of clinical trials for the prevention and reversal of type 1 diabetes. My special interest is in facilitating biomarker discovery.
I am the Program Director for K01, K08, K12, K23, K24, K25, R03 mentored investigator programs for the division. I provide advice and assistance to applicants, participate in funding decisions, and I am involved in program evaluations as needed.