Maureen Leonard, MD MMSc
Assistant Professor, Attending Physician Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Massachusetts General Hospital
Maureen Leonard, MD MMSc, is a Pediatric Gastrenterologist and the Clinical Director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and an NIH funded scientist within the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center at MGH.
Dr. Leonards research is focused on identifying microbial signatures that may predict the onset of autoimmune disease in an international prospective cohort of infants at risk for celiac disease. Dr. Leonards other work include identifying biomarkers that can predict intestinal healing in pediatric patients with celiac disease, building translational models capable of predicting autoimmune disease in high risk individuals, and working with industry collaborators to create and perform clinical trials aimed at treating celiac disease.
- The Microbiome in Infant Health and Disease
Tuesday, October 19
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM