International Editorial Board

Gastro Hep Advances benefits from the expertise of an international assemblage of specialists in gastroenterology, hepatology, and related disciplines. These experts comprise our Topic Editors, Advisory Board, International Editorial Board, Editorial Fellows, and Social Media Editors. While they provide strategic guidance and direction, are journal ambassadors, and may serve as peer-reviewers, they do not handle or make decisions on articles submitted to Gastro Hep Advances.

Topic Editors

In the News

Daniel C. Chung, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Colon Cancer Screening, Hereditary Cancer Syndromes, Lynch Syndrome, FAP Syndrome, Familial Pancreatic Cancer
Stephan U. Goebel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Colon Cancer Screening, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastrointestinal bleeding

GI and Liver Fellowship

Saurabh Chawla, MBBS, AGAF, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Biliary, Therapeutic Endoscopy
Sheryl A. Pfeil, MD, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastroenterology Education, Fellow Education, Simulation, Celiac Disease

GI and Liver Clinical Practice/Guidelines

Sonali Sakaria, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Celiac Cisease, Colon Cancer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Enteropathy
Avik Sarkar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Obesity, Endoscopic Bariatric and Metabolic Therapy, Advanced Endoscopy, Endohepatology, Pancreaticobiliary Endoscopy

Endoscopy, Imaging, and Technology

Michel Kahaleh, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, Chief of Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Third Space Endoscopy
Amy Tyberg, MD, Associate Director of Endoscopy, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Pancreatitis, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Therapeutic Endoscopic Ultrasound, Pancreaticobiliary Diseases

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Karen Chachu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Disparities

AI and Bioinformatics

Douglas A. Simonetto, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Areas of Expertise: Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease, Portal Hypertension, Telomeres, Artificial Intelligence

Statistics and Epidemiology

Mohamed I. Elsaid, PhD, MPH, ALM, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease , Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, Hepatocellular Carcinoma,. Hepatitis Delta, Cirrhosis, Hepatic Encephalopathy

Advisory Board

Lin Chang, MD, Vice-Chief, Department of Medicine, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Brain-Gut Disorders, Stress, Sex Differences
Barbara Jung, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Colon Cancer, Pancreatitis, Tumor Microenvironment, Activin
Loren Laine, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Upper Gastrointestinal Tract, Peptic Ulcer
M. Bishr Omary, MD, PHD, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Biology of GI disease, Biomarkers and Genetic Modifiers, Porphyrias

International Editorial Board

Badr Al-Bawardy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Microscopic Colitis, Pouchitis
Alex Al Khoury, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Inflammation, Colon Cancer, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Osama Altayar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Areas of Expertise: Celiac Disease, Nonceliac Enteropathy, Iron Deficiency Anemia, Systematic Reviews, Clinical Guidelines
Bubu A. Banini, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Steatohepatitis, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Alcohol Associated Liver Disease, Fibrosis, Cirrhosis
Jaideep Behari, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Cirrhosis, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Transplantation, Liver Disease
Graham F. Brady, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Chronic Liver Disease, Cirrhosis
Steven R. Brant, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Genetics
Jason Brown, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Colon Cancer Screening, Quality Improvement, Medical Education
Jeffrey Wade Brown, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Areas of Expertise: Metaplasia, Cancer, Foregut, Glycosylation, Differentiation
Lisa Cassani, MD, FASGE, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Pancreaticobiliary Diseases, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Endoscopic Education
Lee Ann Chen, MD, Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Translational Research, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Clostridioides Difficile; Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Adeeti J. Chiplunker, MD, MMS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Sarcopenia, Short Bowel Syndrome, Body Composition, Malnutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Kelly C. Cushing, MD, MSCI, Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Genetics, Epidemiology
Tanvi Dhere, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s Disease, Fecal Transplant
Douglas Dieterich, MD, Director, Institute of Liver Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, New York, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Viral Hepatitis, Liver Toxicity , Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, Portal Hypertension, HIV Liver Disease, COVID Liver Disease
Mary M. Flynn, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, Liver Transplant, Cirrhosis
Daniel E. Freedberg, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive & Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gut Microbiome, Clostridioides Difficile, Healthcare-Associated Infections, Antibiotic Resistance
Joel Gabre, MD, Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Esophageal Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Organoids, Esophageal Development, Personalized Medicine
Adam D. Gracz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Intestinal Stem Cells, Biliary Epithelium, Regeneration, Genetics, Chromatin
Martin H. Gregory, MD, MSCI, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Short Bowel Syndrome
Madhusudan Grover, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Department of Medicine and Physiology, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Areas of Expertise: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastroparesis, Intestinal Barrier Function, Microbiota, Gastrointestinal Infections
Kishore Guda, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Cancer, Intestine, Genetics
Peijian He, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Iron Metabolism, Nutrient Absorption, Signaling Transduction, Cell Death, Liver Injury
Michelle L. Hughes, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: GI Hospitalists, Inpatient, Quality Improvement, General Endoscopy, Hemostasis
Kenneth W. Hung, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Endoscopy, Quality Measures, Helicobacter Pylori, Peptic Ulcer Disease
Heba Iskandar, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Medication Adherence, Quality of Life in IBD
Danny Issa, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Obesity, Bariatric Endoscopy, Pancreatitis, Esophageal Cancer
Salma Jabbour, MD, FASTRO, Clinical Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Cholangiocarcinoma, Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Proton Therapy
Anand S. Jain, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Esophageal Motility, Dysphagia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Functional Lumen Imaging Probe
Prasanna K. Kapavarapu, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders, Pediatric Colorectal Disorders, Hirschsprung Disease, Anorectal Malformation, Neurogenic Bowel
David A. Katzka, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Barrett’s Esophagus, Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, Achalasia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Andrew P. Keaveny, MD, FRCPI, FAASLD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Transplant and Internal Medicine, Division of Transplant Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Areas of Expertise: Liver Transplant, Portal Hypertension, Cirrhosis, Immunosuppression
Alexander T. Lalos, MD, FACG, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Hepatitis C, Cirrhosis, Transplant, Ascites, Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Peter J. Lee, MBChB, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Acute Pancreatitis, Severe Pancreatitis, Organ Failure, Necrotizing Pancreatitis, Prediction of Severe Pancreatitis
Darrick K. Li, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Quality Improvement, Hospitalization, Rare Disease, Inpatient
Joseph K. Lim, MD, Clinical Hepatology Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis D, Viral Hepatitis
Julia Massaad, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Quality Improvement, Colon Cancer Screening, G POEM
Nikhilesh Ray Mazumder, MD, MPH, Clinical Instructor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Portal Hypertension, Cirrhosis, Physiology, Hemodynamics, Machine Learning
Manuel Mendizabal, MD, PhD, Head of Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hepatology, Austral University Hospital, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Areas of Expertise: Viral Hepatitis, Liver Transplantation, Acute Liver Failure, Pulmonary Complications of Cirrhosis
Khalid Mumtaz, MBBS, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Liver, Transplantation, Outcomes, Portal Hypertension
Samir Parekh, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Viral Hepatitis, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Autoimmune Liver Disease, Liver Transplant, Chronic Liver Disease, Cirrhosis
Anish Vinit Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Liver Diseases, Intestinal Disorders, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Vaishali Patel, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Biliary , Pancreas, Bariatrics, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound
Srikrishna V. Patnana, MBBS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Helicobacter Pylori, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Dysphagia, Constipation
Shreya Raja, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Achalasia, Gastroparesis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Motility Disorders, Abdominal Pain
Surinder Rana, MD, DM, FASGE, AGAF, MAMS, Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Areas of Expertise: Pancreatitis, Endosonography, ERCP, Pancreatic Cancer
Richard P. Rood, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FASGE, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative colitis, Pathophysiology of Diarrhea
Michael J. Ryan, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Hepatitis B and C, Hepatology
Sammy Saab, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Division of Digestive Disease and Liver Transplantation, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Liver Transplantation, Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, Quality of Life, Cost-Effectiveness
José B. Sáenz, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Molecular Cell Biology, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastric Cancer, Metaplasia, Helicobacter Pylori
Shiv Kumar Sarin, MD, DM, Professor of Medicine, Department of Hepatology, Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi, India
Areas of Expertise: Portal Hypertension, Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure, Alcoholic Hepatitis, Liver Regeneration, Gut Microbiome
Lawrence H. Schwartz, MD, Chairman, Department of Radiology, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Novel Imaging Biomarkers in Oncology
Kavya Sebastian, MD, FACG, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Celiac Disease, Women's Health, Colon Cancer Screening, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Anisa Shaker, MD, Director, Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Esophagus, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Motility, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Barrett’s Esophagus
Reem Sharaiha, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Obesity, Advanced Endoscopy, Advanced Pancreas, EUS-Guided Biliary and Pancreatic Drainage, Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection
Dennis Shung, MD, MHS, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Areas of Expertise: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Epidemiology, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Tracey G. Simon, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Cirrhosis, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Epidemiology
Lindsay A. Sobotka, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Columbus OH, USA
Areas of Expertise: Liver Transplantation, Hepatology, Healthcare Disparities, Healthcare Outcomes, Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Kristen Spencer, DO, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Cholangiocarcinoma, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Immunotherapy, Targeted Therapy
Ellen M. Stein, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Areas of Expertise: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Gastroparesis, Constipation, Dysphagia, Motility
Ryan W. Stidham, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Bruce Wang, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Areas of Expertise: Liver Regeneration, Development, Stem Cells, Organoids, Wnt Signaling, Single Cell Biology, Heme Biosynthesis, Rare Diseases
Kirk J. Wangensteen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver Regeneration, CRISPR, Genetic Screening, Genetics
Andres J. Yarur, MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Cemal Yazici, MD, MS, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Areas of Expertise: Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Cancer
Eugene F. Yen, MD, MBA, FACG, AGAF, Clinical Associate Prof of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern Medicine, Northbrook, IL, USA
Areas of Expertise: Microscopic Colitis, Collagenous Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Lei Yin, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Lipid Metabolism, Transcriptional Regulation, Circadian Rhythm, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Editorial Fellows

Rahul S. Dalal, MD, PhD, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
Shilpa R. Junna, MD, Transplant Hepatology Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Areas of Expertise: Portal Hypertension, Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia

Social Media Editors

Melinda Engevik, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Areas of Expertise: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Microbiota, Mucus, Pathogens, Organoids
Sultan Mahmood, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Areas of Expertise: Medical Education, Work-Life Balance, Quality Improvement in Endoscopy, Cold Snare

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