- Education and Training
MD - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Pediatrics - Texas Children's Hospital/Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX
Pediatric Gastroenterology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief GI fellow, 2009-10)
BS in Biology - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
MSc in Translational Research - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
- Titles and Academic Titles
Director, Viral Hepatitis Treatment Program
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
- Centers and Programs
- Research Interests
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C
Congenital hepatic fibrosis/autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
Wen, J. & Liacouras, C.: Chapters on Peritonitis and Chylous Ascites Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Ed Kliegman, R.M. et al. (eds.). Elseivier, May 2013.
Wen, J. & Fernando del Rosairo, J.: Chapter on Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 6th ed. M. William Schwartz (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 214-215, 2012.
Wen, J. & Liacouras, C: Chapters on Peritonitis and Chylous Ascites. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th Ed. Kliegman, R.M. et al. (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 1416-1418, 2011.
Wen, J. & Graham R.: Chapter on Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Netter's Pediatrics Florin, T. & Ludwig, S. (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 698-703, June 2011.
Wen, J. & Piccoli, D.: Biliary Tree- Normal Anatomy, Development, Physiology, and Microanatomy The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Sondheimer, J. & Waasdorp Hurtado, C. (eds.). Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing, Ltd, Page: 207-208, 2011.
Malik S, Arva N, Wen J: Liver transplantation in a pediatric patient with multi-focal HCC and HCV. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) 2012 Annual Meeting 2012.
Wen J, Ruebner R, Kaplan B, Furth S: The natural history of fibrocystic liver disease in pediatric organ transplant recipients North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) 2012 Annual Meeting 2012.
Wen,J. & Haber, B.: Maternal-fetal transmission of HCV- What's so special about babies? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, June 2013 Notes: Accepted
Wen Jessica, Friedman Joshua R: miR-122 regulates hepatic lipid metabolism and tumor suppression. The Journal of clinical investigation 122(8): 2773-6, Aug 2012. PMCID: PMC3408753.
Wen, J.: Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis in Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease. Clinical and Translational Science 4(6): 460-465, December 2011.
- Awards and Honors
2013, Fellows Faculty Honor Roll
2012-2014, University of Pennsylvania Master of Translational Research Fellowship
2012, Young Faculty Clinical Investigator Award/ North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
2011, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease(AASLD)/American Liver Foundation(ALF) Liver Scholar Award
2011, Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) Annual Meeting Young Faculty Travel Award
2010, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Annual Meeting 2010 Poster of Distinction
2010, AASLD Annual Meeting Young Investigator Travel Award
2009-2011, NIH NRSA F32 Individual Research Training Fellowship
2009-2010, Chief Fellow, The Children's Hospital Pediatric GI Fellowship Program
2008-2012, NIH Loan Repayment Program
2008-2009, NIH NRSA T32 Institution Training Fellowship
1999-2000, MIT Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Direct Research Funding with Howard Hughes Medical Institute
- Editorial and Academic Positions
2012-present, Hepatology peer-reviewer
2012-present, World Journal of Pediatrics peer-reviewer
Academic and institutional committees
2013, Consultant reviewer, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Institutional Review Board
2013-2016, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Hepatology Committee
2009-present, Member, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia GI Division Quality and Safety Committee
Memberships in professional organizations
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Association For The Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
- Awards and Honors