Dr. Thomas L. Eggerman : NIDDK

Dr. Thomas L. Eggerman

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 697
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-8813
Fax: 301-480-3503
Email: eggermant@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Director, Clinical Islet Transplantation Program

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:
Oversee clinical islet transplantation research portfolio. This includes the Clinical Islet Transplantation Consortium, comprising five clinical centers, a coordinating center, and seven satellite clinical sites overseen in collaboration with NIAID. This consortium has developed eight clinical protocols including two pivotal trials. One of the trials involves Islet After Kidney transplantation, which is Congressionally mandated. Islet Transplantation involves multiple Institutes and Department and Human Health agencies (FDA, Health Resources Services Administration, and CMS), as well as interaction with private funding entities such as the JDRF.

Previous Training and Experience:

Ph.D. (Pharmacology), University of Washington (1983)

M.D., University of Washington (1984)

Residency, Internal Medicine, Indiana University (1984-86)

Senior Residency, Internal Medicine, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHBLI)


Medical Staff Fellow, Molecular Disease Branch, NHLBI (1987-1989)

Endocrine Fellowship, Molecular Disease Branch, NHBLI (1989-1993)

NIH Clinical Staff, Molecular Disease Branch, NHBLI (1993-present)

Senior Research Investigator and Medical Officer, Cell and Gene Therapy, FDA


Medical Officer, NIDDK, 2001-Present

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Board Eligible in Endocrinology

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIH Inter-Institute Xenotransplantation Committee

Beta Cell Working Group

Executive Secretary, NIDDK Islet Transplantation Data Safety Monitoring Board

Auto-Immunity and Transplantation Working Group

Other Activities:

Intramural Research

Adjunct Research Investigator, Department of Laboratory Medicine, NIH Clinical Center

Associate Clinical Investigator, NHLBI


Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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