Hepatology

Lee F. Peng, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Chief, Division of Hepatology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Hepatology Fellowship Program, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Hepatology
  • Liver disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis D
  • Hepatitis E
  • Fatty Liver Disease
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC)
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Wilson's disease
  • Fatty liver disease/nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Ascites
  • Varices
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Endoscopy - esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and colonoscopy
Research Interests
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Chemical biology
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Developmental biology
Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
  • PhD, Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Training
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Fellowship, Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
  • Fellowship (Research), Medicine, Harvard Medical School Cambridge, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Board Certification
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Memberships
  • American Association of Study of Liver Diseases
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Physicians
Awards and Honors
  • Liver Research Scholar, American Liver Foundation / American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 

Publications

Publications

Peng, Lee F.; Schaefer, Esperance; Maloof, Nicole; Skaff, Andrew; Berical, Andrew; Belon, Craig A.; Heck, Julie A.; Lin, Wenyu; Frick, David N.; Allen, Todd M.; Miziorko, Henry; Schreiber, Stuart L.; Chung, Raymond T. Ceestatin, a novel small molecule inhibitor of hepatitis C virus replication, inhibits HMG-CoA synthase. Journal of Infectious Disease, 2011, 204: 609-616.

Peng, Lee F.;* Stanton, Benjamin Z.;* Maloof, Nicole; Nakai, Kazuo; Wang, Xiang; Chen, James K.; Schreiber, Stuart L. Syntheses of aminoalcohol-derived macrocycles leading to a small-molecule binder to and inhibitor of Sonic Hedgehog. Bio-organic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 2009, 19:6319-25.

Peng, Lee F.; * Kim, Sun Suk;* Matchacheep, Sirinya; Lin, Wenyu; Choe, Won-Hyeok; Sakamoto, Naoya; Schreiber, Stuart L.; Chung, Raymond T. Identification of Novel Epoxide Inhibitors of HCV Replication Via High-Throughput Screening.