Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
Dr. Neelendu “Neel” Dey is a physician-scientist who studies how the microbial communities residing in our intestinal tracts — the gut microbiome — influence health and disease. His research lab seeks to develop microbiome-based strategies for preventing and treating cancer.
University of Washington Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
2007-2011 Fellow in Gastroenterology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2006-2007 Resident in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2005-2006 Intern in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2000-2005 Yale University School Of Medicine (M.D.) New Haven, CT
1996-2000 Harvard University (B.A. in Biochemical Sciences) Cambridge, MA
The Dey lab is characterizing how the gut microbiota interfaces with the host to regulate physiology (e.g. gut motility) and pathophysiology (e.g. colorectal cancer), with an initial focus on how bile acids (and differential bacterial bile acid metabolism) mediate these effects.
Gastroenterology: gastrointestinal cancers, inflammatory bowel diseases
— Dr. Neelendu Dey