Gastroenterology

Saying Farewell to Marvin Schuster

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It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. Marvin Schuster died on May 12, 2017. Dr. Schuster was Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the former Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Founding Director of the Marvin M. Schuster Center(...)

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Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

Kass and Pasricha Receive Clinician Innovator Mentor Awards

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David Kass, professor in Cardiology, and Jay Pasricha, professor in Gastroenterology, were named recipients of the Johns Hopkins Clinician Innovator Mentor Award at the 2017 Design Day hosted by Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design on Tuesday, May 9. This award recognizes clinicians who have made significant progress in developing new health care solutions that(...)

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Tomaselli Named Editor-in-Chief of JCI

Tomaselli Named Editor-in-Chief of JCI

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Gordon Tomaselli, professor and chief of the Division of Cardiology, was named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Clinical Investigation at the ASCI/AAP Joint Meeting in Chicago last week. Gordon will serve a five-year term with an editorial board of peer scientists based here at Hopkins. Stay tuned to the blog for information about Gordon's vision(...)

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Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

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Time Title Speaker 8:30-8:45 Coffee Introduction 8:45-8:55 Welcome Christos Georgiades, M.D. Ph.D. 8:55-9:15 Autonomic Neuroscience for the 21st Century: Beyond Fight or Flight. Lawrence P. Schramm, Ph.D. 9:15-9:30 Patient Perspective Phyllis Teiko Anatomy & Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System 9:30-9:50 Anatomy of the Autonomic Nervous System Vassilis Koliatsos, M.D. 9:50-10:10 Back to Basics- Novel(...)

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Pasricha and Kulkarni Discover Birth/Death Cycle of Neurons in the Gut

Pasricha and Kulkarni Discover Birth/Death Cycle of Neurons in the Gut

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Jay Pasricha, professor in Gastroenterology, and Subhash Kulkarni, assistant professor in GI, led a research team that discovered the birth-and-death cycle of the neurons that form the network of millions of nerve cells throughout the digestive tract. For the full press release, visit: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/hopkins_researchers_discover_birth_and_death_life_cycle_of_neurons_in_the_adult_mouse_gut

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Associate Professor: Nada Alachkar, Nephrology Rashmi Nisha Aurora (not pictured), Pulmonary Ashwin Balagopal, Infectious Diseases Zackary Berger, General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Clinical Pharmacology Mihaela Pertea (not pictured), Genetic Medicine Tariq Shafi, Nephrology Ami Shah, Rheumatology Zack Wang, Hematology Assistant Professor: Michael Goldman, Clinical Immunology(...)

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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

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Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Peter Abadir, Division of Geriatrics Maria Roselle Abraham, Division of Cardiology Alicia Arbaje, Division of Geriatrics Rashmi Aurora, Division of Pulmonary Wendy Bennett, Division of General Internal Medicine Jenell Coleman, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Lois Eldred,(...)

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Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

Nimgaonkar Wins QuickFire Challenge Grant

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Ashish Nimgaonkar, assistant professor in Gastroenterology and co-founder and CEO of Glyscend, Inc., was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from Johnson & Johnson LLC and Janssen Research & Development, LLC as part of the World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge at the 2016 Partnering for Cures conference. Glyscend aims to revolutionize the treatment for metabolic diseases such as type 2(...)

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