M. Michael Wolfe, MD
Dr. Wolfe is cofounder and chief medical officer of eXcilis. He also currently serves as chair of the Department of Medicine at MetroHealth Medical Center and the Charles H. Rammelcamp, Jr. Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Wolfe received his B.S. from The Ohio State University and his M.D. from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has devoted his career to the investigation of the regulation and biological relevance of gastrointestinal regulatory peptides. His current research interests include the treatment of obesity and related disorders. Wolfe is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. He is on the editorial boards of Digestive Diseases and Sciences and Regulatory Peptides, and served as a member of the editorial board of The American Journal of Physiology. He has authored or coauthored over 300 original scientific manuscripts, chapters, reviews and abstracts and has edited several clinical medicine textbooks, served as editor-in-chief of both editions of Therapy of Digestive Disorders and was co-author of Heartburn: Extinguishing the Fire Inside. Wolfe also served as chair of the Advisory Board for Gastrointestinal Drugs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2003, and he invented a treatment for episodic heartburn that culminated in the heartburn medication Pepcid Complete.