Cystic Fibrosis

Etiology, molecular pathogenesis, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cystic fibrosis and its complications.

NIDDK Program Staff

  • Thomas Eggerman, M.D., Ph.D. Cystic fibrosis research and translation centers, inborn errors of metabolism, clinical trials, and islet transplantation

Recent Funding Opportunities

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  1. RFA-DK-19-027

    Support for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) to Develop New Technologies for Development and Integration of Novel Components for Open and Closed Loop Hormone Replacement Platforms for T1D Therapy (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  2. NOT-DK-20-002

    Notice of Special Interest: Small Business Development of Wearable Smart Devices for Continuous Monitoring of Circulating Nutrients, Metabolites and Hormones

  3. PAR-20-040

    Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Pilot Project Award (SC2 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  4. PAR-20-039

    Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award (SC1 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  5. PAR-20-030

    HIV-associated Non-Communicable Diseases Research at Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

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Related Links

  • View related clinical trials from ClinicalTrials.gov.

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Research Resources

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

Research Training

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NIDDK supports the training and career development of medical and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and physician scientists through institutional and individual grants.

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Diversity

Diversity 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.

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Small Business

Small Business 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.

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Human Subjects Research

Human Subjects Research

NIDDK provides funding for pivotal clinical research, from preliminary clinical feasibility to large multi-center studies.

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Translational Research

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NIDDK provides funding opportunities and resources to encourage translation of basic discoveries into novel therapeutics.

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Meetings & Workshops

  • NIH Common Fund

    Learn about current projects and view funding opportunities sponsored by the NIH Common Fund.

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    Registration is required at eRA Commons and grants.gov and can take 4 weeks.