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Dr. Nita Salzman Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

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Biography

Nita H. Salzman, MD, PhD, is a Professor of Pediatrics in the division of Gastroenterology, Director of the GI Clinical Laboratory, and also holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Salzman received her M.D. and Ph.D. from New... read moreYork University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Anatomic Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and postdoctoral research training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (genetics) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (microbiology and immunology). The Salzman laboratory studies antimicrobial peptides and innate host defense at mucosal surfaces, focusing on interactions between the mucosal innate immune system, enteric pathogens, and the microbiome, with a dual focus on both basic and translational research.