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Research Team

Principal Investigator: Dr. Simon C. Robson, M.B.,Ch.B., FRCP, Ph.D.

CLS, Robson, Lab 


Alan Moss, MD - Associate Professor
David Friedman, MD - Associate Professor
Keiichi Enjoji, PhD - Assistant Professor
Yan Wu, PhD - Instructor
Tahereh Ghaziani, MD - Instructor
Xiaofeng Sun, MD - Instructor
Aiping Bai, PhD - Instructor

Post Doctoral Researchers

Mortiz Schmelzle, MD 
Xinlin Wu, MD 
Ruoyu Miao, M.D
Linda Feldbrugge, MD
Sonja Rothweiler, PhD 


Eva Csizmadia, MS

Research Students

Krisztina Suki
Marina Gehring
Marco DeGiorgi 

Affiliated Faculty

Efi Kokkotou, MD, PhD
Yury Popov, MD, PhD
Dezheng Zhao, PhD
Maria Serena Longhi, PhD, MD -  Research Fellow

Robson, Research, GI Lab

Honors and Recognition

During the 2012/2013 year there were several honors and awards presented to our GI Researchers and Post Doctoral Fellows.

  • Simon C. Robson, MD, PhD our current Chief of Gastroenterology was named the Charlotte F. and Irving W. Rabb Professor of Medicine
  • Dr. J Thomas Lamont, MD received the 2012 AGA Distingued Mentor Award for being an exceptional Mentor over his 30-year career as an educator
  • Dr. Mark Peppercorn, MS, ChB, PhD was selected as a Top Gastroenterologist in Boston by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals
  • Jacqueline Wolf, MD was elected to the American Gastroenterological Associated Acamdeny of Educators
  • Katherine Germansky, MD a Resident in the GI Department received the Medicine Quality Council Stoneman Award
  • Alan Moss, MD was named Associate Editor of the Frontiers in Gastroenterology journal as well as being named the first recipient of the Irving W. and Charlotte F. Rabb Endowed Fund for Gastroenterology  Research.
  • Douglas Pleskow, MD was appointed 2012 Honorary Director of Endoscopy at Changhai Hospital in Shanghai, China. Dr Pleskow was also awarded the Compassionate Doctor Award.
  • Maria Serena Longhi, MD, PhD received a Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellowship.
  • Moritz Schmelzle, MD received the Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine Excellence Award and the German Ministry of Education and research Young Investigator Award.

A complete list of Honors and Awards can be found in Beth Israel's 2012 Annual Report.