Ms. Christine Densmore : NIDDK

Ms. Christine Densmore

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 649
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-402-8714
Fax: 301-480-8300

Current Position:

Program Director: Institutional Training and Small Business Research Programs

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Manage the Small Business research portfolio, which includes the Small Business

Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR)

Programs. The program is intended to support innovative research which has the

potential for commercialization, conducted by small businesses. This portfolio

encompasses basic and clinical research, as well as device development and web-based

educational tool development directed at nutrition and obesity. Serve as Program

Director for the DDN Institutional Training Program (T32 mechanism). DDN currently

funds 66 grants at 47 institutions across the country in the areas of gastrointestinal,

liver, and nutritional research. Our programs support pre and postdoctoral trainees.

Previous Training and Experience:

M.S. George Mason University (1997)

Clinical Research Assistant, New York University Medical Center (1991-1993)

Clinical Research Assistant, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (1993-1995)

Clinical Research/IND Specialist, PSI International, Incorporated (1995-1998)

Clinical Coordinator, NCI, NIH (1998-1999)

Clinical Coordinator, NIAMS, NIH (1999-2003)

Clinical Research Coordinator, NIDDK, NIH (2003 – 2004)

Program Director, NIDDK (2004 – Present)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIDDK Training Program Directors Working Group

NIDDK Small Business Working Group

NIDDK Clinical Trials Working Group (CTWG)

NIDDK DEAS Daily Operations Committee (DDOC) - DDN Representative

NIH Small Business Program Committee - NIDDK Representative Annual Meeting

Coordinating Subcommittee

NIH Population Tracking Committee – backup NIDDK Representative

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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