Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


The research focus in my research group is placed on three areas including (1) cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying maintenance of intestinal barrier homeostasis in inflammation, (2) mucosal immunology and pathogenesis of intestinal injury such as necrotizing enterocolitis and inflammatory bowel disease, and (3) pathogenesis of fatty liver associated liver inflammation and fibrosis.


Education and Certification

  • MD: West China University (1983)



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 217
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611