National Steering Committee
The National Steering Committee consists of Center Directors, NIDDK staff, and external advisors. It meets once a year to provide guidance and oversight.

External Advisors
David B. Allison, Ph.D.
Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington
1025 E 7th St, PH 111
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812)855-1250
Asst: Lucia Toadere, ltoadere@indiana.edu
Streamson Coo Chua, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Forchheimer Building, Room 511
Bronx, NY 10461
Phone: (718)430-2986
Deborah M. Muoio, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Duke University
Department of Pharmacology & Cancer
Biology and of Medicine
4321 Medical Park Drive
DUMC Independence Park, Suite 200
Durham, NC 27704
Phone: (919) 479-2328
Gary D. Wu, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Chair in Gastroenterology Co-Director,
PennCHOP Microbiome Program Perelman
421 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-0158
Fax: 215-573-2024
Neil J. McKenna, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

NIH Personnel
Maren Laughlin, Ph.D.
NIDDK, NIH
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Rm 787, MSC 5460
Bethesda, MD 20892-5460
Phone: 301-594-8802
Fax: 301-480-3503
Kristin Abraham, Ph.D.
NIDDK, NIH
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Rm 795, MSC 5460
Bethesda, MD 20892-5460
Phone: 301-451-8048
Fax: 301-480-3503

MMPC Affiliates
Joanne K. Kelleher, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
Lee Kaplan, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114