Dr. Stephen Collins is a world-renowned researcher in the field of gastroenterology and a founding member of the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute.
He is the Associate Dean, Research, for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, a Gastroenterologist for Hamilton Health Sciences and a Distinguished University Professor of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.
After receiving his medical training in the United Kingdom, Dr. Collins joined the Department of Medicine at McMaster in 1981. He was Director of the Intestinal Diseases Research Program from 1984-1994 and Head of the Division of Gastroenterology from 1992-2006. He holds the GlaxoSmithKline Chair in Gastroenterology.
Collins’ research interests are focused on the impact of inflammation on gut function, neuron-immune interactions and the role of commensal bacteria in digestive health and disease.
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