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Eliseo F. Castilllo, Ph.D.

DSC_0173_editedEliseo F. Castilllo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and KL2 Scholar

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Member, Clinical and Translational Science Center

Dr. Castillo’s research areas include:

  • Macrophage and Intestinal Epithelial function in inflammatory bowel disease
  • The role of the colon microenvironment in the etiology of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Assessing the effects of environmental pollutants such as microplastics and heavy metal on the gastrointestinal health.

ISSUED U.S. PATENTS (UNM-AFFILIATED)
9,572,820 Autophagy Diagnostics, Screening, and Therapeutics, issued February 21, 2017
10,736,910 Treatment of Autophagy-Based Disorders and Related Pharmaceutical Compositions, Diagnostic and Screening Assays and Kits, issued August 11, 2020