Michael Harris Nathanson, MD, PhD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology; Section Chief, Digestive Diseases; Director, Yale Liver Center; Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

Departments & Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale

Cell Biology: Membrane Traffic

Internal Medicine: Digestive Diseases: Hepatology | Gastrointestinal Procedure Center

Office of Student Research

Transplantation Center, Yale-New Haven

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Membrane Proteins; Receptors and Signal Transduction | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Organ Physiology; Receptors and Signal Transduction

Yale Medical Group

Education & Training

MD Case Western Reserve Univ (1985)
PhD Case Western Reserve Univ (1983)
MS Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1977)
BS University of California, Berkeley (1976)
Resident Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1991)

Honors & Recognition

  • FAPESP Fullbright Scholar (2007)

  • Assoc of Amarican Physicians (AAP)

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI)

Professional Service

  • Editor Hepatology (2012 - 2016)

  • VA Medical Research Eligibility Committee (2009)

  • NIH Shared Instrument Grant Study Section (2002 - 2006)

  • NIH Shared Instrument Grant Study Section (2008 - 2009)

  • NIH Special Emphasis panel ZDK1 GRB-8 (2009)

  • NIH Special Emphasis Panel ZDK1 GRB-G (2007)

  • AASLD Nominating Committee, Abstract Review Committee (2009)

International Activity

  • Hepatobiliary Research Exchange Program Japan (2008)

    Dr. Nathanson has established an ongoing exchange program with the Department of Surgery at UOEHS in Kitakyushu.

  • Mechanisms of calcium signaling in epithelia Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2001)

    Scientific collaboration with Drs. M.F. Liete and D.A. Gomes

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