Professor, M.D., Ph.D.

Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital
HOUSTON, TX 77030, USA

Dr. Versalovic currently serves as Pathologist-In-Chief at Texas Children’s Hospital. He holds the Milton J. Finegold Endowed Chair as Professor of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), and he is Professor of Pediatrics, Molecular and Human Genetics, and Molecular Virology & Microbiology at BCM. He also serves as Vice Chair of Pathology & Immunology at BCM, and Director of the Texas Children’s Microbiome Center. He is Co-Director of the Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center. He served as Editor-in-Chief of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology and Editor of Therapeutic Microbiology: Probiotics and Related Strategies. As a Principal Investigator, his primary research interests include the human microbiome, probiotics, medical and molecular microbiology, gastrointestinal microbiology, and digestive diseases. His research program has been supported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Dr. Versalovic has authored 170 primary manuscripts, 34 book chapters, and 2 patents. He received the Lansky Award as a national leader in pathology under the age of 45 from the College of American Pathologists Foundation. He also received the BioGaia Ivan Casas Probiotics Research Award and the BCM Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Award. He was recently appointed as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in 2019.