Lorenzo Leggio, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Lorenzo Leggio is Chief of the Translational Addiction Medicine Branch and Acting Clinical Director. His clinical research focuses on the treatment of alcohol and substance use disorders, with an emphasis on the role of microbiome-gut-liver-brain and neuroendocrine pathways. He also investigates the medical consequences of alcohol use disorder, with a focus on alcohol-associated liver disease. Dr. Leggio obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. from the Catholic University of Rome and is board certified in internal medicine.
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