Nita H Salzman, MD,PhD

Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 456-4244
(414) 266-3676 (fax)

Overview

Division

  • Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Research interests

  • Gastrointestinal diseases
  • Infectious/immunological diseases

Study interests

  • Antimicrobial peptides
  • Commensal microbiota
  • Defensins
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Innate immunity
  • Intestinal infection
  • Intestinal inflammation
  • Mucosal immunity

Certifications

  • Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology

Education & Awards

Education
  • 1990, New York University School of Medicine, MD
  • 1990, New York University School of Medicine, Doctorate
Residency
  • 1990-1997, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship
  • 1994-1996, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 1996-1997, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Research & Publications

Research
  • Intestinal bacterial metagenome in pediatric NAFLD. NIH NIDDK R01, co-PI
  • Enterococcus niche formation in the GI tract. NIH NIAID R21, co-PI
  • Bacterial-host dynamics at the intestinal mucosal interface. NIH GMS R01, PI
  • Establishing mechanistically validated targets and lead molecules for microbiome-based therapy in IBD. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, co-PI
Publications