Inaugural recipient of the “A Mother’s Wish Foundation Prize in IBD Research” at Penn-Dr Wu

Hi Laura,


I’d like to share with you the terrific news that Nichole M. Belle, MD, PhD (cc’ed) been chosen by the selection committee as the inaugural recipient of the “A Mother’s Wish Foundation Prize in IBD Research”. She is an outstanding young investigator studying important facets of intestinal epithelial and immune function related to IBD. Christian Hyde will be providing additional information about Nichole that you can share with the members of your Foundation. Nichole would be delighted to participate in your fund-raising event in the fall.

If you have any questions, please let me know and thanks again to you and your Foundation for the gift supporting this award program in IBD research for the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.


Best, Gary



Gary D. Wu, MD

Ferdinand G. Weisbrod Professor in Gastroenterology

Director, Penn Center for Nutritional Science and Medicine

Co-Director, PennCHOP Microbiome Program

Co-Director, Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases

Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

915 BRB II/III, 421 Curie Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104


Phone: 215-898-0158

Fax: 215-573-2024


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