Dr. Michael C. Appel : NIDDK

Dr. Michael C. Appel

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 792
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-4740
Fax: 301-480-0475
Email: appelm@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Program Director, Islet Biology and Transplantation Research

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Manage research portfolio for islet biology and transplantation program.

Coordinate research activities with NIAID for two research consortia (Non-Human

      Primate Immune Tolerance Cooperative Study Group and Immunobiology

      of Xenotransplantation).

Coordinate research activities with NCRR for the Islet Resource Centers Program. Program Officer for contract with the EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD, for the

            Collaborative Islet Transplantation Registry.

Previous Training and Experience:

M.A. (Biology), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI (1972-1973)

Ph.D. (Cellular Biology), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (1976)

Postdoctoral Study, Univ. of Mass. Medical School, Dept. of Pathology (1976-1978)

Associate Professor, Departments of Pathology and Medicine, University of

      Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA (1978-1991, 1999-2004)

Senior Clinical Scientist, COBE BCT, Inc., Denver, CO (1994-1999)

Principal Scientist, Cytotherapeutics, Inc., Providence, Rhode Island, (1991-1993)

Consultant to Millenium, Merck, W.R. Grace, Amira Inc., T-Cell Sciences Inc.,

            Dynatech Diagnostics, Inc., Bio-Hybrid Technologies, Inc.

Committees/ Working Groups:

Beta Cell Biology, Obesity, and Metabolism (BAM) Working Group

Beta Cell Biology Working Group

Minority Affairs Advisory Group

NIDDK representative for HTOR – Human Tissue Procurement for Research

Alternate NIDDK representative for POPOV- Program Officer/ Program Official Forum

Collaborative Islet Transplantation Registry (Executive Advisory Committee,

      Publications and Compliance Committees)

Islet Cell Resources Centers (Executive Advisory Committee)

Other Activities:

Editorial Board, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (past)

Editorial Board, Eating Behaviors (past)

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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