Gilman Grave, M.D., is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in internal medicine, having completed an internship and residency in this field at the Massachusetts General Hospital. As a research associate and staff fellow at the NIH, Dr. Grave worked in the Laboratory of Cerebral Metabolism. Since 1985, Dr. Grave has served as chief of the ENGB, which supports basic and clinical research on developmental endocrinology, nutrition, and growth of infants and children, within the NICHD. Dr. Grave leads a large research program on the childhood origins of adult diseases such as obesity, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and osteoporosis.