Phillip Tarr

Professor of Pediatrics, Division Chief - Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Melvin E Carnahan Professor of Pediatrics

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    1974 …2022

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    Research interests

    Our work is focused on the intensive study of the host, most particularly the child, and the host's intestinal microbiota in health and disease. We study diverse aspects of this interaction, including specific pathogens (especially diarrheagenic E. coli such as E. coli O157:H7), and human microbial communities, such as in inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohns Disease and ulcerative colitis.

    Clinical interests

    Gastrointestinal diseases, e coli, infectious diseases, nutrition, food safety


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