These faculty members participate in the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children Digestive Disease Summer Research Program.

Each faculty member is listed with their affiliations and research topics, so you can find a mentor working on the same subject you wish to study.

Bryan Hurley, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital For Children (MGHfC) Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center (MIBRC)
Inflammation at mucosal barriers


W. Allan Walker, MD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Gut mucosal immunity during development


Bobby Cherayil, MD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Iron homeostasis and enteric infections


Alessio Fasano, MD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Celiac disease


Verena Göbel, MD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Gut epithelial polarity and tubulogenesis


Hai Ning Shi, DVM, PhD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Helminth infections, probiotics and allergy


Christina Faherty, PhD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Bacterial pathogenesis of shigellosis/vaccine development


Maria Rosaria Fiorentino, PhD 
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Host-microbial interaction in the gut and impact on brain function and behavior


Nitya Jain, PhD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Immune system development in the newborn


Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD
MGHfC Food Allergy Center
Food allergies


Jason Harris, MD, MPH
MGHfC Pediatric Infectious Disease
Immune responses to Vibrio cholerae


Allan Goldstein, MD, MS
MGHfC Pediatric Surgery
Enteric nervous system


Staci Bilbo, PhD
MGHfC Lurie Center for Autism
Neuroimmune interactions/autism


Paul Lerou, MD
MGHfC Neonatology & Newborn Medicine
Stem cells/prematurity and child development


Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH
MGHfC General Pediatrics
Childhood obesity


Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH
MGHfC Pediatric Endocrinology
Neuroendocrinology


Daniel Irimia, MD, PhD
Mass General BioMEMS Resource Center
Bio-engineering and microfluidic devices


Brian Seed, PhD
Mass General Center for Computational and Integrative Biology
Computational science: genetics


Guillermo Tearney, MD, PhD
Mass General Wellman Center for Photomedicine
Bioengineering, bioimaging


Hongmei Mou, PhD
MGHfC Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center
Cystic fibrosis: structure and function of the airway mucosa


James Moon, PhD
Mass General Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases
Regulatory role of T cells in the immune system