University of Kentucky Medical Center
Dr Helieh Oz has a DVM, MS (U. IL); PhD (U. MN) and clinical translational research certificate (U.KY). Dr Oz is an active member of American Association of Gastroenterology (AGA) and AGA Fellow (AGAF) and associate in Rome Foundation (Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases). Dr Oz is a Microbiologist with expertise in infectious and inflammatory diseases, drugs discovery, pathogenesis, innate/mucosal Immunity, molecular biology, and micronutrient. Dr. Oz has over 90 publications in the areas of chronic inflammatory disorders, microbial and infectious diseases. Dr Oz has served as Lead Editor for special issues including Gut inflammatory, infectious diseases and nutrition 2017 (Mediators of Inflammation); Nutrients, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases (Nutrients 2017); Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Repair: Role of Microbiome, Infection, Nutrition (Gastroenterology Research Practice 2016), and co-editor for Parasitic infections in pediatric clinical practice (J Pediatric Infectious Disease 2016) and Chagas Disease Book, Intech Open Science 2017. Dr Oz serves as member of different editorial advisory board committees including Center of Excellence for Medical Research and Innovative Products, Walailak University Thailand and is an avid reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Helieh Oz research interest includes Chronic Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases; Translational Studies, Drug discovery Inflammatory and neuropathic Pain related behavioral modifications. Pathogenesis and Immunomodulation, Mucosal Immunity, Innate Immunity, phagocytosis and pathology; Digestive diseases, Animal models, Carcinogenesis and malignancy, Radiation protection, Inflammatory diseases of gut including IBD, Hepatic and pancreatic inflammatory complications: Cardiovascular disease and Pneumonitis Reactive oxygen radical, micronutrient; antioxidants, Inflammatory Infectious disease, fetal maternal Toxoplasmosis, Chagas disease, P. carinii Pneumonitis and Babesiosis