Emre Turer, M.D., Ph.D.

Emre Turer, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Digestive & Liver Diseases


Dr. Turer is originally from Las Vegas, NV, and received his medical and graduate training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He arrived at UT Southwestern in 2009 as part of the Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP), doing his internship, residency and fellowship here. He focuses his clinical work on treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). His research focus is on discovering new genes involved in maintaining intestinal homeostasis.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011-2015), Gastroenterology
  • Medical School - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (2000-2009)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009-2011), Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • UCLA Merck Index Award for Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate Chemistry 2000, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Keystone Scholar Award 2005, Keystone Symposium
  • Fellow Research Award 2014, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Books & Publications
  • Mucosal Immunology
  • Intestinal Epithelial Cell Biology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Apoptotic and Inflammatory Signaling