Richard Kellermayer has been serving as an Assistant Professor in the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) since 2009. He graduated from the University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary, (summa cum laude) in 1997, and performed 2 years of postdoctoral research at the Microbiology Department of the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was trained in pediatrics at the State University of New York in Buffalo from 2000 to 2003. Afterwards, he went back to Hungary after being trained in medical genetics and earned his Ph.D. degree in human molecular genetics. In 2006, he returned to the USA and continued his medical training in pediatric gastroenterology in the Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at BCM. He currently holds a faculty position at BCM and performs both clinical and research work with a specific focus on the nutritional developmental origins of gastrointestinal diseases. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Medical University Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic (1993-1997), the ALF/AASLD Resident Scholar Travel Award in 2002, the Annual award of the Gyorffy Barna Foundation in 2005, and the CDHNF/CCFA Young Investigator Development Award in 2008. His research interests include variable expression and penetrance of gastrointestinal disorders, epigenetic regulation of gene expression and development, mouse models of inflammatory bowel diseases, epigenetic aspects of human inflammatory bowel diseases, and the nutritional developmental origins of gastrointestinal disorders.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011