November 15, 2022

Elizabeth Speliotes, MD, Ph.D., MPH receives U-M Biosciences Initiative Award

Six University of Michigan scientists and engineers have been named the 2022 winners of the Mid-career Biosciences Faculty Achievement Recognition Award (MBioFAR), which recognizes exceptional mid-career faculty in the biosciences. Congratulations to DCMB joint faculty, Elizabeth Speliotes, MD, Ph.D., MPH on her MBioFAR award!

Elizabeth Speliotes is the Keith S. Henley M.D. Collegiate Professor of Gastroenterology, professor of internal medicine, and of computational medicine and bioinformatics, associate director of the Medical Scientist Training Program and program director of the Precision Medicine Program, Medical School. Her research focuses on the molecular action of gene variants associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and their implications in obesity and NAFLD. As the director of Precision Medicine for Internal Medicine, she is building biobank and resources to use genomic and electronic medical record data for subtyping human diseases and matching them to specific treatments.

Read more about Elisabeth Speliotes' work and the MBioFAR awards program HERE.

Elizabeth K. Speliotes, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Elizabeth K Speliotes, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Keith S Henley M.D. Collegiate Professor of Gastroenterology
Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Professor of Department of Internal Medicine