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Gary Wu

Gary D. Wu MD

Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology; Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine; Co-Director, PennCHOP Microbiome Program; Co-Director, Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Gary Wu is the Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine.  He is the Director of the Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine, the co-Director of the PennCHOP Microbiome Program, and the co-Director of the NIH funded Center for Molecular Studies of Digestive and Liver Diseases.  He served as the inaugural Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the AGA’s Center for Microbiome Research and Education and has been elected to both the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.  Research in the Wu lab currently focuses the impact of diet on the gut microbiome and its relationship to several aspects of host metabolism including nitrogen balance, intestinal oxygen regulation, and epithelial intermediary metabolism.