Gastroenterology & HepatologyDepartment:
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Dr. Shi is currently a tenured Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, Texas.
Dr. Shi earned his M.D. from Wannan Medical College in Chine, and received his graduate education and post-doctoral training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is an American Gastroenterology Association Fellow. His research has been focused mainly on neurogastroenterology and gut inflammation. As a principal investigator/project director, Dr. Shi has been awarded multiple R01 grants from National Institute of Health (NIH), and Investigator-Initiated Research Award from the US Department of Defense (DoD) among other extramural and internal grants. He has authored and co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and 4 book chapters, and served as a scientific reviewer for federal grant agencies such as NIH, DoD, and VA. He has also served as an academic editor in editorial board in several peer-reviewed journals.
MD, Wannan Medical College - Wuhu, China, 1984
MS, Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI, 1996
Medical Physiology Postgraduate Training, Lanzhou University College of Medicine - Lanzhou, China, 1987
Molecular GI Physiology Postdoctoral Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI, 2001
Dr. Shi's lab has focused mainly on neurogastroenterology and gut inflammation. The research interests in the Shi Lab include: neuromuscular control of bowel functions in normal and disease; mechanisms of inflammation, fibrosis, and tissue remodeling
in inflammatory bowel disease; microbiome roles in gastrointestinal health and disease. Currently, the Shi Lab is working on the following three programs: