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

Eitaro Aihara, PhD, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology 

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

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

Christian Hong, PhD, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

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

Bryan Mackenzie, PhD , Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

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

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

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

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