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Obesity Research funded by NIDDK

Select a program from the list on the left for more information.These programs describe the areas where we fund grants. Here you will find appropriate contact information.

Obesity Research at NIH

This NIH Obesity website presents information about NIH-supported research to facilitate progress towards obesity prevention and treatment.

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  • Dr. Kristin Abraham, Cell Signaling and Diabetes Centers Program Director
  • Dr. Arthur Castle, DEM, Director, Metabolomics and Informatics Programs
  • Dr. Edward Doo, Director of the Liver Diseases Program
  • Dr. Mary Evans,
    Director, Special Projects in Nutrition, Obesity, and Digestive Diseases
  • Dr. Jay Everhart, Director of the Epidemiology and Data Systems Branch
  • Dr. Judith Fradkin, Director, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
  • Dr. Sanford Garfield, Senior Advisor for Biometry and Behavioral Research Program
  • Dr. Carol Haft, Senior Advisor for Cell Biology Associate Director for Grants Administration
  • Dr. Mary Horlick, Pediatric Clinical Obesity Program Director
  • Dr. Christine Hunter, DEM, Director, Diabetes and Obesity Behavioral Research Program
  • Dr. Stephen James, Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
  • Dr. Robert Karp, Director of the Genetics and Genomics Programs
  • Dr. Robert Kuczmarski, Director; Obesity Prevention and Treatment Program
  • Dr. Maren Laughlin, Senior Advisor for Integrative Metabolism
  • Dr. Michael May, Director; Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology Program Director; Gastrointestinal Transport and Absorption Program
  • Dr. Carolyn Miles, Director; Clinical Obesity and Nutrition Program
  • Dr. Judith Podskalny, Director; Research Fellowship and Career Development and Digestive Disease Centers Programs
  • Dr. Patricia Robuck, Program Director for Clinical Trials in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
  • Dr. Sheryl Sato , Director, Neurobiology of Obesity and Developmental Biology
  • Dr. Corinne Silva, Director, Intrauterine Environment and Signaling and Nutrient Sensing
  • Dr. Philip Smith, Deputy Director of the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Co-Director, Office of Obesity Research
  • Dr. Myrlene Staten, Senior Advisor, Diabetes Research Translation
  • Dr. Susan Yanovski, Co-Director, Office of Obesity Research

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