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Nicholas Verne, MD

Nicholas Verne, MD

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of Medicine

956 Court Avenue, Suite D3334
Memphis, TN 38163

Phone: 901-448-5752

Member Since: 2015

Member Status: Fellow



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    About Nicholas Verne, MD

    Dr. Verne graduated Summa Cum Laude from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY with a bachelor's degree in Biology and Chemistry. He received his MD from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. Dr. Verne completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY and his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Verne was then a faculty member at the University of Florida during which time he served as Chief of Gastroenterology at Malcolm Randall VAMC. In 2007, he became Professor and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Program Director of the GI Fellowship at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. He then became Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch in 2011 and was The Blanton Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine. In 2014, Dr. Verne became Professor and the Harry B. Greenberg, M.D. Chair in Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.

    Throughout his career, one of his major passions has been to mentor junior faculty in research. Many of these trainees are in academic positions and have obtained extramural funding. Dr. Verne serves on the editorial boards of Gastroenterology and AJPGI and on both NIH and VA study sections. He has also served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the ANMS Research Committee and currently serve on the ANMS Institute task force. His area of research focuses on translational research-from bench to bedside to examine the neurobiological mechanisms of altered motility and visceral nociception in FGIDs. Dr. Verne's research program has been continuously funded by the NIH and VA since 1999.


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