Advisory Committees

Jorge A. Bezerra, MD, Center Director

Theresa Alenghat, VMD, PhD, Center Investigator

Bruce J. Aronow, PhD, Gene Analysis Core Director

Lee A. Denson, MD, Center Associate Director

Heidi J. Kalkwarf, PhD, RD, Center Associate Director 

Nikolai Timchenko, PhD, Center Investigator

James M. Wells, PhD, Pluripotent Stem Cell and Organoid Core Director

Cynthia C. Wetzel, PhD, Center Manager

Kathryn A. Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD, Integrative Morphology Core Director

Aaron M. Zorn, PhD, Center Associate Director

James E. Heubi, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Director Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training; Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Kristine Justus, PhD, Vice President, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation; Associate Director, Research Operations, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Raphael Kopan, PhD, Director, Division of Developmental Biology; Associate Director of Basic Sciences, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation; Chair, Basic Science Research Committee, Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation; Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Biology

Jefferey Molkentin, PhD, Director, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology; Co-Director, Heart Institute; Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology

Patrick Tso, PhD, Director Mouse Metabolic Phenotype Center; Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Susanne I. Wells, PhD, Director, Epithelial Carcinogenesis and Stem Cell Program; Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute

Lopa Mishra, MD, Merinoff Endowed Chair and Professor of Medicine; Co-Director for the Institute of Bioelectronic Medicine, The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research & Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Northwell Health

Scott B. Snapper, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Thad Stappenbeck, MD, PhD, Chairman Department of Inflammation and Immunity at Lerner Research Institute at the Cleveland Clinic

Holger Willenbring, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Associate Director Liver Center; University of California San Francisco

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