The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition focuses on complex-trait diseases associated with genetics, inflammation and precision medicine.
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Catherine Bartnik, MD was ahead of the pandemic curve in March 2020, when she wrote a COVID-19 feature for the PA Society of Gastroenterology’s Rumblings newsletter. In this article, she discussed “COVID-19: Gut Feeling, It’s Time to Prepare”. Starting in July 2020, her third year of fellowship, Dr. Bartnik’s training will focus on hepatology.
Pittsburgh’s NBC affiliate, WPXI TV, interviewed Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD to learn about coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Szigethy discussed mindfulness and relaxation techniques and provided practical tips for anyone to use to alleviate stressful reactions.
Novel gut-brain interaction research by David J. Levinthal, MD, PhD and senior researcher Peter Strick, PhD was featured in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in May 2020. Dr. Levinthal and colleagues found that parts of the brain’s cerebral cortex can have an impact on the...