Wilson Lab Members

My laboratory is focused on gastrointestinal mucosal inflammation and carcinogenesis. We study the host immune response to the gastric pathogen Helicobacter pylori that causes peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer. This includes the innate immune response in macrophages and the identification of ways that this response is ineffective. We have also elucidated mechanisms whereby epithelial responses are inappropriate, leading to risk for cancer development. We study novel mechanisms for inflammation and cellular/DNA damage, which leads to increased cancer risk. 

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Thomas F. Frist, Sr. Professor of Medicine , Department of Medicine

Director of Research, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Director, Vanderbilt Center for Mucosal Inflammation and Cancer

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Research Assistant III, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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Senior Research Specialist, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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Staff Scientist. Lab Manager, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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Research Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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Graduate Student

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Graduate Student

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Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

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Research Assistant