Fang Yan, MD, PhD

Fang Yan, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Light Hall/MRBIV
2215 Garland Ave
Room / Suite
(615) 322-3001

Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, 1991
University of Louisville, Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, Louisville, KY, 1997
Pediatric Research Fellowship, Gastrointestinal Biology - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 2001

Research Information

Dr. Yan's research is focused on the signaling mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases and the symbiotic relationship between gut microbiota and the host in maintaining intestinal homeostasis. Her lab's research efforts have led to over 46 peer-reviewed publications, 10 review articles, and 4 U.S .and European patents. Dr. Yan has also been invited to present her research at the Basic Plenary Session during Digestive Disease Week in 2008 and again, in 2017.

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