Dermot McGovern MD, PhD

Scientific Advisor

Dr. McGovern is a gastroenterologist and preeminent geneticist in the IBD field. Dr. McGovern completed his GI fellowship and obtained a PhD in complex disease genetics at the University of Oxford, England before moving to Cedars-Sinai. Dr. McGovern is Director of the Translational Medicine at Cedars, co-Director of the Cedars-Sinai IBD repository (MIRIAD) and IBD Database and was recently appointed the Director of Precision Health at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. McGovern serves on both the Steering Committee of the NIDDK IBD Genetics Consortium, and on the Management Committee of the International IBD Genetics Consortium. Dr. McGovern is one of the founding members of Precision IBD and serves as the consulting geneticist and provides input on the patient selection criteria.