Jose Saenz, MD, PhD

Health, Helicobacter Pylori, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Dr. Jose Saenz is developing a method to more accurately diagnose patients in Uganda with the most common human pathogen, affecting nearly half of the world’s population. The bacteria, known as helicobacter pylori, can cause gastro-intestinal infections resulting in abdominal pain but lead to cancer as well. Dr. Saenz is an instructor of medicine in the School of Medicine.



Goals & Impact

Improve and increase gastroenterology training in Uganda.




Funding Partners

  • Faculty Diversity Scholars Grant