ALEXANDER KHORUTS

Professor of Medicine
Division Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition 
Microbiology Immunology and Cancer Biology Program

MD, Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota

khoru001@umn.edu
www.micab.umn.edu/faculty/Khoruts.html
microbiota-therapeutics.umn.edu/

Research Interests

Microbiota-host interactions in health and disease; microbiota therapeutics, mechanisms for how restoration microbiota therapies impact disease pathogenesis, the role of secondary bile acid metabolism in the pathogenesis of C. difficile infection and development of therapeutic bile acid derivative drugs, host-microbiota interactions in energy metabolism, and microbiota-based therapeutics for inflammatory bowel disease.