Course Directors

Ian Carroll, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
and Hepataology
UNC Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

Dermot McGovern
MD, PhD, FRCP (Lon)

Director, Translational Medicine Inflammatory Bowel and
Immunobiology Research Institute
Gastroenterology
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Mark Pimentel,
MD, FRCP(C)

Director, GI Motility Program
Director, GI Motility Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Faculty

Janelle C. Arthur, PhD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

John F. Cryan, PhD

University College Cork
Cork, Ireland

Suzanne Devkota, PhD

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Anthony Fodor, PhD

UNC Charlotte, Fodor Lab
College of Computing and Informatics
Charlotte, NC

Scott Handley, PhD

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Rob Knight, PhD

University of California at San Diego
San Diego, CA

Xin M. Luo, PhD

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc Epi, FRCP(C)

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Mark S. Riddle, MD, DrPH

Uniformed Services University of the
Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD

Claudia SanMiguel, MD

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Kate Scarlata, RDN, LDN

Private Practice
Medway, MA

Kasthuri Venkateswaran, PhD

California Institute of Technology
NASA
Pasadena, CA