Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD, will present "Deciphering the Epigenetic Code in IBD" at the Thursday, Feb. 21 CGIBD Research Seminar.
The latest issue features the research of Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Carol Otey, PhD, Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, will present "Novel Actin-Related Pathways in Fibrosis and Myofibroblast Activation" at the Thursday research seminar.
Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH, will present "Colonic Diverticulosis: Everything You Believed is Wrong" at the Thursday, Sept. 27, CGIBD Research Seminar.
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.
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
A new multicenter trial finds that taking silymarin (milk thistle) has no effect on serum ALT or levels of the hepatitis C virus in people with chronic hepatitis C infection.
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.
UNC Health Care's first-ever Google+ hangout at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, will preview the Expert Update on Treatments for Functional GI Disorders taking place this weekend.
A new study led by Dr. A. Sidney Barritt IV of UNC shows that liver transplants performed at night or on weekends do not adversely affect patient or graft survival.
William E. Whitehead, PhD, Director of the UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders, was awarded a 5-year AHRQ R01 grant to test a promising cost-effective nurse-delivered conservative treatment for fecal incontinence that was developed at the Center.
Gina Althoff, a nurse at UNC Hospitals, describes herself as "not very outgoing" at work. But if you happen to be one of the many participants sweating it out in her Les Mills Body Combat class in Chapel Hill, that's probably the last thing you would think about her.
M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, will be a visiting professor to the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease and will present at the CGIBD Research Seminar Series on Thursday, March 22.
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.
Recession and high co-pays tied to fewer colonoscopy screenings among people with commercial health insurance
UNC researchers found that during the recent U.S. recession, continuously insured Americans underwent fewer screening colonoscopies.
Richard Peek, MD, to present at Thursday, Feb. 16 CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
UNC researchers challenge commonly-held beliefs about the causes of a major intestinal disease.
UNC's Dr. Ryan Madanick has been recognized as the #6 social media "influencer" in medicine. This honor recognizes Dr. Madanick for his blog, “Gut Check,” and the medical education discussion (#meded) he hosts on Twitter.
The NIH has awarded $8.3 million to a consortium of investigators, lead by Hans Herfarth, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, for the investigation of the clinical efficacy of methotrexate in patients with active ulcerative colitis.
Dr. Nicholas Shaheen, professor in the UNC School of Medicine, adjunct professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and director of the UNC Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, will co-direct Barrett’s Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet) projects.