Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD

Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology

Jeffrey I. Gordon with students in his lab

Scientific Impact

  • 500+ peer reviewed publications
  • Founded the field of microbiome research
  • Member, National Academies of Science and Medicine
  • Co-founder, Matatu


  • Human microbiome in undernutrition and obesity
  • Germ-free animal models
  • Microbiome-diet interaction including microbiome-directed nutritional therapy

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