Dr. Chris Ketchum : NIDDK

Dr. Chris Ketchum

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 647
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-594-7717
Fax: 301-480-3510
Email: KetchumC@extra.niddk.nih.gov

Current Position:
Deputy Director, KUH Basic Science

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:
• Direct the basic renal physiology program (KCK BRP), which supports basic research on normal function of the mature kidney.
• Manage the basic diabetic nephropathy program (KCK AMDC), which supports basic research on disease pathogenesis in the diabetic kidney.
• Project Scientist for the AMDCC, an interdisciplinary program designed to develop models that closely mimic the human complications of diabetes for the purpose of studying disease pathogenesis, prevention and treatment.

Previous Training and Experience:

Ph.D. - Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia (1993-1998)

Postdoctoral Fellow - The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1998 – 2003)

Committees/ Working Groups:

• KUH Program Project (P01) Review Committee

• KUH Scientific Conference (R13) Review Committee

• NIDDK Genetics/Genomics Working Group 

• NIDDK Diabetic Complications Working Group

• NIDDK Translational Research Working Group

• NIH Staff Training in Extramural Programs (STEP) Committee

Other Activities:

• Visiting Assistant Professor, Cell Biology - The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

• Visiting Assistant Professor, Physiology - The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Page last updated: January 15, 2009

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