Dr. Vikas Gupta is a physician-scientist interested in using basic science to understand the fundamental nature of disease and to translate these discoveries to patients. He received his MD and PhD from the Duke University School of Medicine where he studied organ regeneration in zebrafish. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and went to Weill Cornell Medical College for a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship. As a fellow, he used genetic mouse models to study lineage relationships between different liver mesenchymal cells and became interested in diseases of the biliary tree. The research goal of his lab is to comprehend the fundamental changes that lead to fibrosing and inflammatory disorders of the biliary tree.
Dr. Gupta is a practicing hepatologist who sees and treats patients with any liver disorder.
|Early Career Investigator in Basic Science||AASLD||2020|