Dr David Whitcomb
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Giant Eagle Foundation Professor of Cancer Genetics; Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology, and Human Genetics; Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
David Whitcomb, MD, PhD, specialises in gastroenterology and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He practices at University of Pittsburgh Physicians, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, and is affiliated with UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian. He completed his residency at the Duke University School of Medicine.
Dr Whitcomb is a Professor of Medicine Emeritus whose research program involves a pancreatic disease focus for modeling complex, multistep gene-environment interactive disorders requiring a precision medicine approach. Dr Whitcomb’s multicenter, genotype-phenotyping hereditary pancreatitis, and North American Pancreatitis Study II (NAPS2) programs, plus acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer studies using reverse engineering and predictive modeling approaches serve as a foundation and pathway for diseases in multiple organ systems. Dr Whitcomb also studies the pathophysiology of severe acute pancreatitis and pain genetics.