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Judith Kraiczy

Research Interests

The role of epigenetic mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract in health and disease. 
Main focus is DNA methylation in the intestinal epithelium and its role in inflammatory bowel diseases in children and adolescents. 


DNA methylation ; mucosal immunology ; epigenetics ; paediatric gastroenterology


  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • pediatric medicine

Key Publications

Kolodziejczak D, Spanier B, Pais R, Kraiczy J, Stelzl T, Gedrich K, Scherling C, Zietek T, Daniel H. Mice lacking the intestinal peptide transporter display reduced energy intake and a subtle maldigestion/malabsorption that protects them from diet-induced obesity.Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 May 15;304(10):G897-907.