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Gary Wu, MD

Dr. Gary Wu is the Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where he is the Associate Chief for Research in the Division of Gastroenterology and is also the Associate Director of the Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Disease. He is currently Director and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Gastroenterological Association Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education and is an elected member of both the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the American Association of Physicians. He has recently been appointed as a co-Director of the Penn-CHOP Microbiome Program. The research programs in the Wu laboratory focus on the mutualistic interactions between the gut microbiota and the host with a particular focus on diet and metabolism.