Geoffrey A. Preidis MD, PhDAssistant Professor of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas
Geoffrey A. Preidis, MD, PhD, is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with basic research expertise in nutrition-sensitive mechanisms that regulate physiology, growth, and development. These include liver and intestinal gene regulation, enteric nervous system biology and gastrointestinal motility, bile acid homeostasis, and interactions between diet and the gut microbiome. He is actively involved in clinical and translational investigations of neonates and children with intestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders. His biomedical research career began during his undergraduate studies at Harvard University. He developed an interest in Pediatric Gastroenterology during his years in the Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed internship and residency training in Pediatrics, as well as fellowship training in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, at Baylor College of Medicine.
DisclosuresDr. Preidis has no relevant disclosures.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- A Microbiota-Directed Food for Undernourished Children
- SER-287, a Spore-Based Microbiome Therapeutic, for Active Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis
- Duodenal Microbiota in Stunted Undernourished Children With Enteropathy
- Therapeutic Efficacy of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB‐12 in Infant Colic
- Metformin-Induced Changes of the Gut Microbiota in Healthy Young Men
- Antibiotic and Acid-Suppression Medications During Early Childhood Are Associated With Obesity
- Prebiotic Reduces Body Fat and Alters Intestinal Microbiota in Overweight or Obese Children