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  • Dr. Evan Dellon

    Dupixent Improves Eosinophilic Esophagitis Symptoms

    Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, was featured in Healio discussing the first part of a three-phase study to evaluate the effectiveness of Dupixent in treating patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Read the article here.

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    Peery Lead Author of Study on Effectiveness, Harm of Antibiotics for Outpatient Diverticulitis

    Anne Peery, MD, MSCR, associate professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, is the corresponding author of a new article, “Comparative Effectiveness and Harms of Antibiotics for Outpatient Diverticulitis: Two Nationwide Cohort Studies,” published Feb. 23 in Annals of Internal Medicine. Learn more from the UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom. Dr. Peery … Continued

  • Moon, Henderson Collaborate for LCCC Study Applying Cancer Screening Expertise to HCC Surveillance

    Andrew Moon, MD, MPH, fellow in the division of gasteroenterology and hepatology, and Louise Henderson, PhD, professor of radiology, were recently awarded a $150K grant from the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) for a hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) screening project. Sid Barritt, MD, MSCR, associate professor of medicine in gastroenterology and hepatology is a co-inve … Continued

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    Long, Barnes Honored for Distinguished Service to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

    Millie Long, MD, MPH, and Edward Barnes, MD, MPH, have received the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s 2021 Uniting to Care & Cure Award for dedication to the IBD community of patients and caregivers, and for advancing the mission to improve patient quality of life and find cured for IBD. Both are assistant professors in the division of gasteroenterology and hepatology. Long … Continued

  • Dr. Evan Dellon

    Dellon Selected as Top Clinical Research Achievement Awardee

    The Clinical Research (CR) Forum announced the important and groundbreaking clinical research studies that will be recognized at the 2021 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards Virtual Event on March 30, 2021. Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was recognized as a Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awardee for his study titled “Anti-Selig-8 Antibody for Eosinop … Continued

  • Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH

    US News Ranks UNC #6 in List of “Best US Universities for Gastroenterology and Hepatology”

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been recognized as one of the “Best Global Universities for Gastroenterology and Hepatology” by U.S. News and World Report. UNC GI and Hepatology was ranked 6th in the US and 11th globally. The rankings are based on a number of criteria including reputational indicators, global and regional research reputation, bibliometric indi … Continued

  • Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

    While the pandemic made this year particularly challenging for fellowship recruitment efforts and interviews, a series of videos showing each program’s strengths was a creative solution, introducing viewers to faculty and current fellows, with a brief glimpse into what it might be like to join the program. And although it was impossible to replicate the experience of visiting in- … Continued

  • Van Tilburg Publishes Disease Primer, “Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders”

    Miranda Van Tilburg, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, published “Paediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders” in Nature Reviews Disease Primers. Paediatric functional abdominal pain disorders, currently referred to as disorders of gut–brain interaction, comprise irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, abdominal mi … Continued

  • Sartor, Sheikh Receive $2 Million Helmsley Grant for Translational Research in Crohn’s Disease

    Balfour Sartor, MD, and Shehzad Sheikh, MD, PhD, are co-principal investigators of a large grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to conduct translational research that will predict recurrence after surgery for Crohn’s disease. The Helmsley grant, “Genomic and Microbial Signatures Predict Post-Operative Disease Outcomes in Crohn’s Disease,” provides $2,334,750 over three years … Continued

  • Millie Long, MD, MPH

    Carolina Care Highlight: Millie Long, MD, MPH

    Millie Long, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, is featured in a new “Carolina Care Highlight.” Read what some of Dr. Long’s patients had to say.