Xinhua Chen (陈新华), Ph.D.

Xinhua Chen (陈新华), Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Research Interests : Clostridium difficile, gut infection, microbiome, microbiology, gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel diseases, probiotics, toxins, vascular barrier
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Dr. Xinhua Chen received his bachelor degree in biology from Peking University, and PhD in biochemistry from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. He received his postdoctoral training at BIDMC and MGH studying probiotic mechanisms and gut infections.  Dr. Chen is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at BIDMC in the Division of Gastroenterology. His research focuses on epithelial and vascular barrier function in gut infections, particularly Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). His long term goal is to understand the pathogenesis of CDI and develop non-antibiotic alternative therapies (including probiotic approaches) against this clinically important disease.

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330 Brookline Ave, Dana-501, BIDMC / GI Division, Boston, MA 02215
p: 617-667-3424