Co-Director, Pediatric Scientist Development Program
Research Focus:

The role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in kidney development and disease

Director of the Exocrine Pancreas Center at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Research Focus:
  • The crucial signaling pathways that initiate and transduce pancreatitis
  • The factors that turn on pancreatic regeneration and recovery after pancreatic injury
  • The mechanisms underlying specific forms of drug-induced pancreatitis (DIP).