Investigators from the Digestive Health Center lead research programs in Development and Digestive Diseases with emphasis on molecular basis of organogenesis, adult stem cell and homeostasis as well as intestinal organoids from stem cells.

Members

Sang-Wook Cha, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Developmental Biology

Conrad R. Cole, MD, MPH, MSC , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Michael A. Helmrath MD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of General and Thoracic Surgery

Stacey S. Huppert, PhD Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Bryan Mackenzie, PhD , Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Marshall (Chip) H. Montrose, PhD , Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Gary E. Shull, PhD , Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology

Susanne I. Wells, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Oncology

James M. Wells, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Developmental Biology

Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD , Department of Pediatrics; Section of Neonatology, Perinatal and Pulmonary Biology

Roger T Worrell, PhD , Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Chunyue Yin, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Yana Zavros, PhD , Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Yi Zheng, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology

Aaron M. Zorn, PhD , Department of Pediatrics; Division of Developmental Biology