Born in Ireland and currently residing in Rochester MN, Dr. Murray attended medical school at the National University of Ireland in Galway (1983-1984) followed by internal medicine training at Trinity College in Dublin (1984-1986) and internal medicine and gastroenterology training at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin (1986-1988). He further trained at the University of Iowa as a Fellow in Gastroenterology and Hepatology (1988-1990), and earned his Doctorate of Medicine by thesis from the National University of Ireland in Galway in 1992. Dr. Murray was on the faculty of the University of Iowa from 1990-1998, attaining the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. In 1998, he joined Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, and is a consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Department of Immunology. He was appointed Professor of Medicine in 2004 and designated a research Clinician Investigator in January 2010. Dr. Murray has a strong background and experience in basic and clinical gastroenterology, focusing primarily on celiac disease and immune-related disorders of the small intestine. Dr. Murray is a member of many national/international professional scientific committees and review boards, including membership in the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Pathobiology Study Section of the National Institutes of Health. He has served on editorial boards of several journals and is a senior associate editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology. He is the author/co-author of more than 220 scientific publications and 30 chapters. His work is funded by the NIH, private foundations and commercial entities. He is president elect and founding member of the North American Society for the study of celiac disease, a fellow of the American Gastroenterologic Association and American College of Gastroenterology and a member of American Association of Immunology, American Motility Society, and serves on advisory boards for lay support groups and consults with several companies on the topic of celiac disease. His current work spans basic and translational research in the realm of celiac disease focusing on immunology, genetics of the disease and immune responses to food proteins.