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Lee Fu Peng, MD, PhD

Dr. Peng specializes in diseases of the liver.

  • Phone: 617-724-6004
Departments
Gastroenterology
Department of Medicine

Specialties

  • Cancer Center
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Liver Center
  • Transplant Center
  • Liver Transplant
Clinical Interests
Hepatology
Gastroenterology
Liver disease
Endoscopy - EGD and Colonoscopy
Viral hepatitis
Cirrhosis
Metabolic liver disease
Autoimmune hepatitis
Cholestatic liver disease
Acute Liver Failure
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyDr. Peng is a gastroenterologist who sub-specializes in diseases of the liver. His clinical training was completed at Harvard Medical School, where he graduated from the M.D.-Ph.D. program, and at Massachusetts General Hospital.

He has a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Chemical Biology from Harvard University. His research involves the use of chemistry and chemical biology to study liver disease and other problems of importance to gastroenterology.

Research

1) Identification and Characterization of Small Molecule Modulators of HCV Replication.

Ceestatin interferes with HCV replication by inhibiting HMG-CoA Synthase.

2) Identification of Small Molecule Modulators of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling.

Robotnikinin inhibits the Sonic Hedgehog signaling by binding to the Sonic Hedgehog protein.

3) Identification of Small Molecule Modulators of Stem Cell Differentiation.

Indolactam V induces stem cells to differentiate into pancreatic progenitor cells.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

1) Identification and Characterization of Small Molecule Modulators of HCV Replication.

Ceestatin interferes with HCV replication by inhibiting HMG-CoA Synthase.

2) Identification of Small Molecule Modulators of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling.

Robotnikinin inhibits the Sonic Hedgehog signaling by binding to the Sonic Hedgehog protein.

3) Identification of Small Molecule Modulators of Stem Cell Differentiation.

Indolactam V induces stem cells to differentiate into pancreatic progenitor cells.

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-6004
Fax: 617-724-6832

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-6004
Fax: 617-724-6832

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