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Sandler receives Distinguished Mentor Award from AGA
The Distinguished Mentor Awards, given by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), recognizes individuals for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.
Located in News / 2014 / May
Network approach improves outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease despite lack of new treatments
In this study, the proportion of children with Crohn’s disease in remission increased from 55 percent to 68 percent, with a similar improvement in ulcerative colitis patients.
Located in News / 2012 / March
Biofeedback more effective than EGS and massage for chronic rectal pain
Biofeedback is more effective than two other treatments for a type of chronic rectal pain called levator ani syndrome, according to a study published in the journal Gastroenterology. UNC's William E. Whitehead, Ph.D., is a co-author of the study.
Located in News / 2010 / March
N.C. Children’s Hospital part of $12-million grant to create first-of-its-kind disease registry for inflammatory bowel disease
This extraordinary collaboration will make available electronic medical record data about symptoms, treatments and outcomes for patients at multiple locations throughout the United States. It will allow doctors and researchers to assess which treatment strategies are having the greatest positive impacts on patients.
Located in News / 2010 / October
UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders hosted successful symposium for patients
The UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders hosted a symposium for patients with functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders on June 23 - 24. The symposium brought together several of the top U.S. experts in the field who gave presentations designed to give an update on the current state of knowledge about treatments for these disorders.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / June 28
UNC-led research links E.coli strain to cancer
The study was led by Christian Jobin, PhD, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2012 / August
Gut bacteria population, diversity linked to anorexia nervosa
Studying the ‘gut-brain axis,’ UNC researchers find evidence of an association between the gut microbiota and the eating disorder.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Dr. Susan Henning receives AGA's Distinguished Mentor Award
Established by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) in 2004, the Distinguished Mentor Award recognizes two individuals each year for achievements as outstanding mentors over a lifelong career.
Located in News / 2015 / May