Gastroenterology

Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

Dysautonomia: Beyond Fight or Flight

Posted by  | CME, Patient Care

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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Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis

Posted by  | Civic Engagement

Support Johns Hopkins IBD at the Batimore Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The walk will take place at the Canton Waterfront Park. Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10:30 a.m. There is no fee to sign up and walk! Join the Hopkins team or(...)

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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

Posted by  | Research

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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Faculty Promotions and Additions

Faculty Promotions and Additions

Posted by  | Congratulations

Congratulations to all of the below faculty members who were recently promoted. Promoted to Adjunct Professor: Promoted to Associate Professor: Promoted to Assistant Professor: Brendan Antiochos, Division of Rheumatology Muhammad Athar, Division of Hospital Medicine Marcella Ferlito, Division of Cardiology Promoted to Instructor: Ning Feng, Division of Cardiology We would also like to welcome our(...)

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Donowitz Receives Program Project Grant Funding

Donowitz Receives Program Project Grant Funding

Posted by  | Research

Mark Donowitz, professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, is one of three principle investigators on a newly funded National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Program Project Grant (PPG) to use normal human enteroids to understand pathophysiology of some of the major causes of diarrhea and diarrheal death world wide. Mark, along with James Nataro,(...)

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U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Posted by  | Administration

On a daily basis we give thanks to the faculty and staff of the Department of Medicine for their contributions to discovery, education and the care of our patients. Today, the publication of hospital and medical specialty rankings by  U.S. News & World Report reminds the world of what you and all of us together(...)

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