Faculty

Faculty

Meet the faculty of the University of Louisville Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

GI faculty 2013-2014

 

Leadership

Expertise


Chief, Academic and Clinical Affairs; Therapeutic Endoscopy; Gastroenterology; Complementary & Alternative Medicine


Chief, Research Affairs; Alcoholic Liver Disease; Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis; Nutrition



Faculty

Expertise


Gastrointestinal Motility; Gastroparesis; Endoscopic Device Development


Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Epigenetic Modulation of Hepatocarcinogenesis; Mechanisms of Toxin-induced Hepatotoxicity


Hepatology; Nutrition; Liver Transplantation; Mechanisms of Toxin-induced Hepatotoxicity


Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Endoscopic Device Development


General Gastroenterology


Acute & Chronic Hepatitis; Cirrhosis; Liver Transplantation; Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Diarrhea


Endoscopic Ultrasound; Critical Care Nutrition; Monitoring Patients on Early Enteral Tube Feeding


Therapeutic Endoscopy; Director, Fellowship Training Program


General Endoscopy; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography; Endoscopic Ultrasound; Endoscopic Mucosal Resection; Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus; Gastrointestinal Luminal Stenting

 

General Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Motility


Chronic Viral Hepatitis (B&C); Liver Transplantation; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver



Research Specialists

Research Interests


Alcohol and Immune Function; Epigenetics and Immune Function, HIV


Mechanisms of Alcoholic Liver Disease; Mechanisms of Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis; Tissue Hypoxia and Diabetic Complications; Gut Barrier Function


Alcohol Induced Changes in Innate Immunity; Alcohol Mediated Epigenetic Changes of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines; Role of Phosphodiesterases in Priming of Monocytes and Development of Liver Injury/Fibrosis


Mechanisms of Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Mechanisms of Alcohol-Induced Immune Dysfunction; Impact of Acrolein and Reactive Aldehydes on Liver Disease


Gut-Liver Interactions in Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Liver Disease; Alcohol and Dietary Fat Mediated Intestinal and Liver Injury; Gut Barrier, Microbiome, Probiotics; Epigenetics and Hepatic Steatosis; Oxidized Metabolites of Linoleic Acid (OXLAMs)


Oxidative Stress and Redox Signaling; Environmental Toxins and Livery Injury; Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease