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Read the January 3, 2019 edition of Vital Signs
Read: Sartor Named Crohn’s Disease Health Care Hero
Read: Genomic study finds a new role for microRNAs as predictors of Crohn’s disease progression
Read: Calcium supplements may increase the risk of bowel lesions Possible risks must be weighed against the benefits of supplements, a study led by Seth Crockett, MD, MPH, finds.
On April 25th at the American Physiological Society’s 170th Business Meeting, Dr. Kim E. Barrett, was awarded the Ray G. Daggs Award. Dr. Barrett is a member of the External Advisory Board for the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease. Read the full article HERE.
Our highlighted research for the month of May features work from our Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Highlighted researchers include CGIBD Members: Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH; Robert Sandler, MD, MPH; Anne Peery, MD, MSCR; Ian Grimm, MD; Evan Dellon, MD, MPH; Scott Magness, PhD; Hans Herfarth, MD; and Michael Fried, MD. Read more here…
In Episode Nine of “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture,” R. Balfour Sartor, MD, explains how the state of our microbiome affects disease.
Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, Pediatric Gastroenterologist is an Asssociate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has received the Rosenthal Award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation for patient and support care. This award is presented to the volunteer who demonstrates uncommon leadership and has contributed in an indisputable … Continued