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Research Faculty


Cha, Boyoung, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Cellular Physiology & Molecular Dynamics


Chen, Tian, Ph.D.

Lisa Datta

Datta, Lisa, M.S.

Special Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis


Fu, Ya-Yuan, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Enteric nervous system-physiology and regeneration, remodeling of enteric neurovascular complex in inflammatory condition

Susan Huftless

Hutfless, Susan, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Inflammatory bowel disease


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Kim, Amy Kyungmee, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Cirrhosis, Fatty Liver, Gastroenterology, Liver Disease, Liver Test Abnormalities, Liver Transplant
Olga Kovbasnjuk

Kovbasnjuk, Olga, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Epithelial physiology, fluorescence microscopy (confocal and multiphoton), Shiga toxin-related pathology of intestinal epithelium, metastases of colon cancer.

lienshen liu

Liu, Liansheng, M.D.

Special Interest: Visceral hyperalgesia

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Melia, Joanna Miller Peloquin, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Celiac Disease, Crohn's Disease, General Internal Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Microscopic colitis, Ulcerative Colitis
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Meltzer, Stephen Joseph, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Abdominal Pain, Barrett's Esophagus, Belching, Bloating, Celiac Disease, Chest Pain, Clinical Gastroenterology, Digestive Disorders, Diverticulitis, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gallbladder Diseases, Gallstones, Gas, Gastroenterology, Heartburn, Hiccups, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Malabsorption, Rectal Bleeding, Reflux and Burning, Stomach Pain, Stomach Ulcer, Swallowing Disorders, Weight Loss

Murtazina, Rakhilya, Ph.D.

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Nimgaonkar, Ashish, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.S.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Gastroenterology
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Pasricha, Pankaj Jay, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Gastroenterology, Motility Disorders, Neurogastroenterology
Rafiquel Sarker

Sarker, Rafiquel, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Mechanism of Sodium Proton Exchanger 3 (NHE3) regulation in epithelial cells, RNAi and proteomics to identify proteins involved and their role in NHE3 regulation under basal and pathophysiological conditions

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Sears, Cynthia L, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Diarrheal Disease, Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
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Selaru, Florin Marian, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cholangiocarcinoma, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Diarrhea, Digestive Disorders, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation, Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Proctitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, Ulcerative Colitis
Varsha Singh

Singh, Varsha, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Intestinal ion transport, cellular physiology, membrane trafficking


Zhu, Youhui, Ph.D.

Special Interests: Neurogastromotility, motility disorder and visceral pain in translational research