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Marcus Rauch, PhD


Julius-Maximilians University at Wuerzburg, Germany (PhD)




Associate Specialist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Rauch received his PhD in Microbiology from the Julius-Maximilians University at Wuerzburg, Germany. He began his postdoctoral studies at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and shortly after moved with his preceptor to the Schepens Eye Research Institute, a Harvard Medical School affiliate in Boston. Dr. Rauch joined UCSF in 2010. He is affiliated with Lynch Lab

Dr. Rauch’s research interests include profiling of microbial communities associated with the human body and investigating how they impact health and disease. He also studies probiotic bacteria and how they benefit human health. More specifically, the beneficial effects of probiotic supplementation on asthma and allergy development. Dr. Rauch examines how probiotics influence the development of intestinal microbiota in neonates and the impact of house dust microbiota on the development of asthma.

Marcus Rauch, PhD
Division of Gastroenterology
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus Ave., S-363
San Francisco, CA 94143

Phone: 415-476-6423
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