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Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center

Directorship

Director                                              Associate Director                        Associate Director
Richard M. Peek, M.D.                      Naji Abumrad, M.D.                        Keith T. Wilson, M.D.
                                 

CORE Leadership

Richard Caprioli, Ph.D., Scientific Director

Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics

Kevin Schey, Ph.D., Scientific Director

Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics

James E. Crowe, M.D., Scientific Director

Flow Cytometry

Kevin Weller, Managing Director

Flow Cytometry

Matt Tyska, Ph.D., Scientific Director

Cell Imaging

W. Gray Jerome, Ph.D., Co-Director for Electron Microcopy

Cell Imaging

K. Sam Wells, Ph.D., Managing Director

Cell Imaging

Tatsuki Koyama, Ph.D.

Biostatistics Component

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

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/Tissue Morphology Subcore

H. Charles Manning, Ph.D., Director

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/Preclinical Imaging

James Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D., Director

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/GI Organoids Subcore

Jeffrey L. Franklin, Ph.D., Managing Director

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/GI Organoids Subcore

Chanjuan Shi, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/Tissue Morphology Subcore

M. Blanca Piazuelo, M.D., Associate Director

Preclinical Models of Digestive Diseases/Tissue Morphology Subcore

Program Directors

Timothy L. Cover, M.D.

Gastrointestinal Infections and injury (GI)

James R. Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D.

Progenitor Cells, Development, Regeneration, and Pre-malignant lesions (PC)

Michelle Southard-Smith, Ph.D.

Progenitor Cells, Development, Regeneration, and Pre-malignant lesions (PC)

Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D.

Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition (OMN

Kevin Niswender, M.D., Ph.D.

Obesity, Metabolism, and Nutrition (OMN

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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