Richard  Di Paolo, PhD

Richard Di Paolo, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Dr. DiPaolo is interested in how inflammation induces cancer. His laboratory is working in a mouse model of inflammation induced gastric cancer, and studing the roles of cytokines, regulartory T cells, and the gastric microbiome play in regulating gastric carcinogenesis.


  • 2002: PhD, pathology and immunology, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2002 - 2007: Fellow, cellular immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Selected Research Publications

IL13 Acts Directly on Gastric Epithelial Cells to Promote Metaplasia Development During Chronic Gastritis.
  • Noto CN, Hoft SG, Bockerstett KA, [...] DiPaolo RJ
  • Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol 2022