Dr. Sheryl Sato : NIDDK

Dr. Sheryl Sato

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 790
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-8811
Fax: 301-480-0475
Email: smsato@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:

Program Director, Developmental Biology and Neurobiology of Obesity

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Manage research in developmental biology, stem cell biology, and regeneration of endocrine tissues and organs, and the regulation of food intake and energy balance.  Coordinate research activities within the Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC).

Previous Training and Experience:

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (1977-1983)

Postdoctoral training, Johns Hopkins University (1983-1987)

Senior Staff Fellow (postdoctoral training) NICHD (1987-1989)

Senior Staff Fellow (independent investigator) NIDDK (1989-1998)

Program Director, NINDS (1998)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIDDK Genetics & Genomics Working Group

NIDDK Obesity Research Working Group

NIDDK Stem Cell Working Group

NIDDK Type 1 Diabetes Working Group

NIDDK Beta Cell Working Group

Trans-NIH Zebrafish Coordinating Committee

Trans-NIH Model Organisms Committee (mouse and non-mammalian models)

Trans-NIH Xenopus Working Group

DDEM Large Grants Committee

Other Activities:
International Society for Stem Cell Research (Program Committee)

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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