Clinical Research in Type 1 Diabetes
Determinants, etiology, progression, prevention, and treatment of Type 1 Diabetes in children and adults.
NIDDK Program Staff
- Beena Akolkar, Ph.D. Clinical research in the prevention and immunopathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes and the genetics and genomics of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
- Catherine Cowie, Ph.D., M.P.H. Epidemiology of diabetes, including development, control, interventions and complications
- Christine Hunter, Ph.D., ABPP Behavioral research on the prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes; Centers for Diabetes Translational Research
- Ellen Leschek, M.D. Type 1 diabetes clinical research; inborn errors of metabolism
- Barbara Linder, M.D., Ph.D. Type 2 diabetes in children and youth; medical management of type 1 diabetes in children, youth and adults; human studies of metabolic imprinting
- Lisa M. Spain, Ph.D. Etiology and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune endocrine diseases
- Karen L. Teff, Ph.D. Effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes and metabolism, clinical and basic science of hepatic metabolism and hypoglycemia, human sleep and diabetes
Recent Funding OpportunitiesView More Recent Funding Opportunities
PHS 2017-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44])
PHS 2017-02 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH for Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Parent STTR [R41/R42])
NIDDK Information Network Coordinating Unit: dkNET-CU (U24)
Center for Identification and Study of Individuals with Atypical Diabetes Mellitus (U54)
NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01)
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Study sections conduct initial peer review of applications in a designated scientific area. View related study sections from the NIH's Center for Scientific Review.
NIDDK makes publicly supported resources, data sets, and studies available to researchers to accelerate the rate and lower the cost of new discoveries.
- Ancillary Studies to Major Ongoing Clinical Studies to extend our knowledge of the diseases being studied by the parent study investigators under a defined protocol or to study diseases and conditions not within the original scope of the parent study but within the mission of the NIDDK.
- NIDDK Central Repository for access to clinical resources including data and biospecimens from NIDDK-funded studies.
- NIDDK Information Network (dkNET) for simultaneous search of digital resources, including multiple datasets and biomedical resources relevant to the mission of the NIDDK.
Additional Research Programs
NIDDK supports the training and career development of medical and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and physician scientists through institutional and individual grants.Learn about NIDDK Research Training Programs
The NIDDK offers and participates in a variety of opportunities for trainees and researchers from communities underrepresented in the biomedical research enterprise. These opportunities include travel and scholarship awards, research supplements, small clinical grants, high school and undergraduate programs, and a network of minority health research investigators.Learn about NIDDK Diversity Programs
NIDDK participates in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. These programs support innovative research conducted by small businesses that has the potential for commercialization.Learn about NIDDK Small Business Programs
Human Subjects Research
NIDDK provides funding for pivotal clinical research, from preliminary clinical feasibility to large multi-center studies.Learn about Human Subjects Research
NIDDK provides funding opportunities and resources to encourage translation of basic discoveries into novel therapeutics.Learn about NIDDK Translational Research Opportunities
Meetings & Events
July 26, 2017 | Pittsburgh, PA
September 18-19, 2017 | Rockville, MD
October 30 - November 3, 2017 | Nashville, TN
October 31 - November 1, 2017 | Bethesda, MD
November 1-2, 2017 | Bethesda, MD