Investigators from the Digestive Health Center lead research programs in Translational Embryology with the emphasis on combining mechanisms of tissue embryogenesis and organoid engineering to model human digestive diseases in the laboratory.

Members

Akihiro Asai, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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

Christian Hong, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology

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

Bryan Mackenzie, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Systems Physiology

Maxime M. Mahe, PhD, Department of Pediatrics; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Takanori Takebe, MD, Department of Pediatrics; Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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

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

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

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

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