Digestive Disease Research Center


Director                                                Co-Director                                          Co-Director
Richard M. Peek, M.D.                       Naji N. Abumrad, M.D.                      Keith T. Wilson, M.D.



M. Wade Calcutt, Ph.D

Bioanalytical/Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Core

Richard M. Caprioli, Ph.D.

Bioanalytical/Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Core

James E. Crowe, M.D.

Flow Cytometry Core

Jeffery L. Franklin, Ph.D

GI Organoids Subcore

W. Gray Jerome, Ph.D.

Cell Imaging Core

Tatuski Koyama, Ph.D.

Biostatistics Core

Kristie M. Lindsey Rose, Ph.D.

Bioanalytical/Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Core

H. Charles Manning, Ph.D.

Preclinical Imaging Subcore

William Hayes McDonald, Ph.D.

Bioanalytical/  Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Core

Kevin Schey, Ph.D.

Bioanalytical/Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Core

Chanjuan Shi, M.D., Ph.D.

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/ Tissue Morphology Subcore

M. Kay Washington, M.D., Ph.D.

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/Tissue Morphology Subcore

David H. Wasserman, Ph.D.

Murine GI Surgical Modeling Core

Kevin Weller

Flow Cytometry Core

K. Sam Wells, Ph.D.

Cell Imaging Core


Program Directors

Timothy L. Cover, M.D.  - GI Infections (GI) 
James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D. -  Progenitor Cells, Development, Regeneration, and Pre-malignant lesions
Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D. - Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrient Absorption 
Michelle E. Southard-Smith, Ph.D. -   Progenitor Cells, Development, Regeneration, and Pre-malignant lesions

Advisory Board

Internal Advisory Committee

Gordon R. Bernard, M.D.

Raymond Harris, M.D.

Lawrence Marnett, Ph,D,

Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D.

Al Powers, M.D.

External Advisory Board

Fayez K. Ghishan, M.D. – University of Arizona, Steele Children’s Research Center

Juanita Merchant, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Michigan Medical School

Marshall "Chip" Montrose, Ph.D. – University of Cincinnati

D. Brent Polk, M.D. - University of Southern California, Los Angeles

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