Dr. Catherine McKeon
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 6103
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20817
Senior Advisor for Genetic Research, DEM
Administer the DEM programs in Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes; Inborn Errors of
Metabolism; Cystic Fibrosis; Gene Therapy; and Cystic Fibrosis and Gene Therapy
Scientific and financial advisor for the Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Consortium.
Serve as a resource on human genetics, gene therapy, and newborn screening for NIDDK.
Team Leader of the Technologies and Resources Team to coordinate the administration of grants and program responsibilities.
Previous Training and Experience:
Ph.D. (Human Genetics), Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia (1975-1980)
NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Gene Regulation Section, Laboratory of Molecular
Biology, NCI, NIH (1980-1983)
Staff Fellow, Gene Regulation Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NCI, NIH
Senior Staff Fellow, Pediatric Branch, DCT, NCI, NIH (1984-1986)
Senior Staff Fellow, Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, NIH (1986-1990)
Expert, Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, NIH (1990-1992)Director, Metabolic Diseases & Gene Therapy Research Program, NIDDK (1992-1998)
Committees/ Working Groups:
National Gene Vector Laboratories Steering Committee, NIDDK representative
NIH Rare Diseases Coordinating Committee, NIDDK representative
Center for Inherited Diseases Board of Governors, NIDDK representative
NIH Roadmap Pioneer Awards Committee
NIH-wide Genome Association Studies Working Group
NIDDK Genetics and Genomics Working GroupDEM Coordinating Committee
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