Dr. Michael C. Appel
DIVISION DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY, & METABOLIC DISEASES
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 792
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Program Director, Islet Biology and Transplantation Research
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
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)
Editorial Board, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (past) Editorial Board, Eating Behaviors (past)
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