eytanwine

Eytan Wine

Biography

Dr. Wine is a Professor of Pediatrics and Physiology, Clinician Scientist, Pediatric Gastroenterologist at the University of Alberta. After his Medical and Pediatric training in Israel, he completed a Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and earned his PhD in Cellular Microbiology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wine’s clinical expertise is managing children with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) with specific interest in diets, such as the Crohn disease exclusion diet (CDED). This interest fits well with his laboratory research focus on involvement of intestinal bacteria and nutrition in development of intestinal inflammation, enabling translational bench-to-bedside research. The Wine lab has diverse expertise in basic aspects of IBD, especially in children, using patient samples and disease models to investigate the roles of microbes, nutrition, the epithelial lining and barrier function, and inflammation in pathogenesis. Dr. Wine is on the Executive of the ESPGHAN Porto IBD Group and Chair of the Porto Research Committee, co-chairs the CHILD Foundation-funded Canadian Children IBD Network (CIDsCaNN) Basic-Translational Research Committee, and is a member of the Dietitians or ECCO (D-ECCO) Committee.

Discipline: Medicine

Centre: University of Alberta

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