Iron & Heme Metabolism, Iron Chelation
The regulation of iron absorption, utilization, and storage.
The Iron and Heme Metabolism, Iron Chelation program supports work on the regulation of iron absorption, utilization, and storage. Specific areas of interest include: mechanisms underlying disordered iron utilization and sequestration; genetic determinants of inherited and acquired iron overload disorders; heme synthesis, transport, and metabolism; porphyrias; noninvasive measurement of organ and tissue iron load; and iron chelators and chelation therapy.
NIDDK Program Staff
- Cindy N. Roy, Ph.D. Iron; Heme Biosynthesis; Terminal Erythropoiesis; Bone Marrow Failure/Myelodysplastic Syndrome; Systemic amyloidosis; Porphyrias
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Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
High impact, Interdisciplinary Science in NIDDK Research Areas (RC2 Clinical Trial Optional)
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions Without NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)
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