Dr. Olivier Blondel : NIDDK

Dr. Olivier Blondel

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 796
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-451-7334
Fax: 301-480-0475
Email: blondelol@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Director, Endocrine Systems Biology Program

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Grant portfolios: Endocrine Signaling, Stem Cell Research, Genomics Research, Systems Biology and Chemical Biology in the context of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Diseases.

Administrative leadership (director) of the Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC), a large international effort bringing a team-based approach to the acquisition of new knowledge and the production of new resources necessary to develop a cell-based therapy for insulin delivery.

NIDDK contact person for matters relating to Regenerative Medicine.

Previous Training and Experience:

Ph.D., University of Paris 7, France (1986-1989)

Research during military service, CNRS UPR 9078, Meudon, France (1989-1990)

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago (1990-1994)

Research Associate, INSERM U-446, Chatenay-Malabry, France (1994-1997)

Visiting Scientist, NINDS/NIH, Bethesda, MD (1997-2000)

Senior Scientist, Human Genome Sciences, Rockville MD (2001-2004)

Committees/ Working Groups:

Beta Cell, Adipocyte and Metabolism Working Group (BAM)

Type-1 Diabetes Working Group

Genomics/Genetics/ Bioinformatics Working Group

Obesity Research Working Group

NIDDK representative: Regenerative Medicine

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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