Gary D. Wu, MD

2021 UMCGR Annual Retreat • Virtual

Friday, April 16, 2021 • 3:00–4:00 pm 

Academic Career Development Talk

Lessons that I have learned during my journey as a physician-scientist

Gary D. Wu, MD
Yamada Lectureship Honorary Speaker

Saturday, April 17, 2021

8:25–11:15 am 

Opening Remarks

Chung Owyang, MD
H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director, Pollard Institute for Medical Research

8:30-8:50 am

Engineering strategies for modulating the gut microbiome

James Moon, PhD
John Gideon Searle Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Diet and microbial contributions to spontaneous inflammation in interleukin-10 deficient mice

Eric Martens, PhD
Associate Professor
Graduate Studies Director
Department of Microbiology and Immunology


Gases and the gut microbiome

Thomas M. Schmidt, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

Yamada Lectureship
10:00-11:15 am

The Michigan Center for Gastrointestinal Research introduced the Yamada Lectureship Series in 2013, in honor of Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada, past Chief of Gastroenterology and Chair of Internal Medicine.

Yamada Lectureship Honorary Speaker
Gary D. Wu, MD
Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology
Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science & Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Viewing diet, gut microbiome, and metabolic interactions through a personal lens