Antone Opekun

Baylor College of Medicine, USA


Antone Opekun is an Associate Professor of Medicine-Gastroenterology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, with joint appointments in Pediatrics and Allied Health Sciences. Opekun has a B.S. degree from Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, USA; a P.A. degree from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; an M.S. degree from University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, TX, USA. Opekun’s professional interests include enteric pathogens, mucosal enzymology, medical education, enteric pathogens including norovirus, Helicobacter and related vaccine development strategies, disaccharidase deficiency syndromes (MGA and SI) and related polymorphisms, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease outcomes as related to a national Pedi-IBD consortium, clinical use of stable isotope-labeled substrates and related testing (breath and blood samples), undergraduate didactic teaching with an emphasis on problem-based learning, clinical research regulatory affairs (IND) expertise, and pilot study/clinical trial database software development (CRIER® and URSALA®).

Biography Updated on 13 June 2016

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