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Lee Peng, MD, PhD

Professor, Clinical Medicine
Director, Hepatology Fellowship Program

Lee Peng
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Hepatology
  • Liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Wilson's disease
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Fatty liver disease/nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Ascites
  • Varices
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Endoscopy - esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical biology
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2007
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2003
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, 2001
  • PhD, Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1999
  • AB, Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1991


  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology


  • American Association of Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American Medical Association


Lin W, Zhu C, Hong J, Zhao L, Jilg N, Fusco DN, Schaefer EA, Brisac C, Liu X, Peng, LF, Xu Q, Chung RT, The spliceosome factor SART1 exerts its anti-HCV action through mRNA splicing. Journal of Hepatology, 2014, doi:

Jilg N, Lin W, Hong J, Schaefer EA, Wolski D, Meixong J, Goto K, Brisac C, Chusri P, Fusco DN, Chevaliez S, Luther J, Kumthip K, Urban TJ, Peng LF, Lauer GM, Chung RT. Kinetic differences in the induction of interferon stimulated genes by interferon-α and interleukin 28B are altered by infection with hepatitis C virus. Hepatology, 2014, 59(4): 1250-1261.

Goto K, Lin W, Zhang L, Jilg N, Shao RX, Schaefer EA, Zhao H, Fusco DN, Peng LF, Kato N, Chung RT. The AMPK-related kinase SNARK regulates hepatitis C virus replication and pathogenesis through enhancement of TGF-β signaling. J. Hepatol, 2013, 59(5):942-8... Expand