Information About Our Peer-Review Process and Grants for Diabetes Research

Welcome to our frequently asked questions for reviewers page. On this page, you will find helpful information about our peer review process, grant information, and details for members of the scientific review committee. Click any of the plus signs below for answers to many of our frequently asked questions for reviewers.

Why The Diabetes Research Connection?
What Is The Role Of The Reviewer?
How Does The Review Process Work?
Who Can Apply For A Grant?
How Are Grants Funded?

Miscellaneous FAQs

How Long Is My Committee Appointment?
What Time Commitment Is Required?
What Steps Do You Take To Protect Intellectual Property?
How Do I Apply To Become A Member Of The Scientific Review Committee Or The Layperson Committee?

For Members of The Scientific Review Committee

How Frequently Are Letters Of Intent Reviewed?
How Quickly Do I Need To Respond To A Letter Of Intent?
What Should I Look For In A Letter Of Intent?
How Does The Second-Phase Review Differ From The First?
If I Am Asked To Serve On A Specialty Advisory Panel, What Should I Be Looking For In The Grant Application?
How Often Will Diabetes Research Connection Ask Me To Participate On A Specialist Advisory Panel?
How Quickly Do I Need To Respond To A Grant Application?
What Else Will I Have To Do As A Member Of A Specialist Advisory Panel?

Send any questions you have about this initiative to Christina Kalberg at or phone 844-484-3372.

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