Neelendu Dey
Assistant Professor
Assistant Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Dey obtained his Medical Degree from Yale University and completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, San Francisco. In 2011 he was recruited to the Washington University School of Medicine to work in the laboratory of Dr. Jeffrey Gordon. After being successfully awarded a NIH sponsored KO8 award in 2016 he was appointed to the position of Assistant Professor at Washington University. Dr. Dey’s primary research focus is the intestinal microbiota and his scientific role will be to develop an independent research program that will advance the understanding of the effect of the microbiome on human health and disease.

Board Certifications:

  • Gastroenterology, 2011, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2008, American Board of Internal Medicine
Education & Training: 
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco
Medical Education
Yale University School of Medicine
Teaching Appointment, Assistant Professor
Washington University
St. Louis