Dr. Terry Bishop : NIDDK

Dr. Terry Bishop

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 619
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-7726
Fax: 301-480-3510
Email: tb232j@nih.gov

Current Position:
Director, Hematology Program

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

KUH: Manage Hematology portfolio

            • Basic hematology research

            • Gene regulation and Cell Biology of Erythropoiesis

            • Heme metabolism, especially in erythroid cells

            • Centers of Excellence in Molecular Hematology

            • Training and Career Development in Hematology

            • Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer

            • Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Kidney, Urologic and Hematologic Clinical and Pediatric Research

            • Contract Officer, pre-clinical data for new iron chelators

            • Member, American Society of Hematology Government Affairs Committee


Previous Training and Experience:

B.S., Biology, University of Hawaii (1979)

M.S., Genetics, University of Hawaii (1981)

Ph.D., Genetics, University of Hawaii, (1984)

Postdoctoral Fellowship, HHMI, Human Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of

Medicine (1984-1987)

Hematology Faculty with joint appointment in Pediatrics (1987-1999) and Medicine

(1996-1999), Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Member, Institute for Genetic Medicine (1989-1999)

Scientific Review Administrator, NHLBI (1999-2000)

Hematology Program Director, NIDDK (since 2000)

Committees/ Working Groups:


            • Member, trans-DK Genomics Working Group

            • Member, NIDDK Training Program Directors team



            • Representative, NIH Project Officers/Program Officials Forum (POPOF)

            • Expert, Cooley’s and Sickle Cell Anemias for Knowledge Management Disease Category (KMDC)

            • Representative, Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Committee



            • Director, T90/R90 Program (Training for a New Interdisciplinary Research Workforce) since 2004

            • Member, Interdisciplinary Research Working Group

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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