Research Interests

Research Interests

Mechanisms of how stress-dietary antigen interaction modulate nociceptive signaling and motility.

Mechanisms of diet-microbiota interaction in symptom generation in irritable bowel syndrome.

 

Models

Animal model to examine activation of colonic extrinsic and intrinsic nerves following stress-diet interaction.

Humanized IBS mouse model to examine diet-microbiota interaction.

Human colonic surgical resection tissue to examine activation of human afferent nerves.