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Gabriela Leite, PhD

Research Associate III

Medically Associated Science and Technology (MAST) Program

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, California

Gabriela Leite, PhD, is a research associate for the MAST Program at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She has over eight years of experience as a researcher in the field of molecular biology. Dr. Leite obtained her B.Sc. and M.S. from Maringa State University in Brazil, where she majored in pharmacy and clinical analysis and earned her master’s degree in health sciences. Afterward, Dr. Leite earned her PhD in Science from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil. Before joining the MAST Program, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Sao Paulo’s Department of Clinical Analysis. Her research interests include the interrelationship between the gut microbiome and gastrointestinal conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, as well as the interdependence of the gut microbiome and metabolism.

Speaker Disclosure Statement:

Gabriela Leite, PhD, has no relationships to disclose.

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