Melena Bellin, MD
Medical Advisor, Clinical Translational Research Services (CTRS)
Dr. Melena Bellin advises and collaborates with CTRS function leaders to refine policies and processes, while also consulting with investigators on how best to engage with CTSI. She collaborates closely with CTSI’s Research Preparation Group.
Dr. Bellin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, with a joint appointment in Surgery. Her focus is islet transplantation, transplantation of the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas, for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and patients whose pancreas has been removed to treat severe chronic pancreatitis. She is a graduate of CTSI’s K-R01 Transition to Independence career development program.