Kurt Schibler, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics; Division of Neonatology

Description of Research

Dr. Schibler’s research interests are focused on the development of the innate immune system. Specifically he is studying the innate mucosal immunity and delineating the role of human milk in infant health. Additionally, Dr. Schibler is developing novel strategies for prevention and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis.

Collaborations and Core Use

Dr. Schibler collaborates with Drs. Denson, Jiang, and Morrow examining glycan phenotype as well as glycosyltransferase gene expression in relation to the pathogenesis of both inflammatory bowel disease and necrotizing enterocolitis. Anticipated Core use: Gene and Protein Expression and Bioinformatics Core.