Dr. Levinthal Discusses Novel GI Options on WTAE-TV

David Levinthal, MD, PhD discussed a potential new neurogastroenterology treatment on WTAE-TV in November.  Dr. Levinthal and colleagues are exploring use of a tens unit to address digestive pain and related issues.  Dr. Levinthal is an assistant professor of medicine...

Dr. Phillips: R01 to Study Pancreatic Pain

Anna Evans Phillips, MD, MS has received her first NIH/NIDDK R01 to study “Pancreatic Quantitative Sensory Testing (P-QST) to Predict Treatment Response for Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis” (NCT04996628). Dr. Evans will evaluate the ability of P-QST to predict responses...

Dr. Levinthal: Action Plan for CVS Management

David Levinthal, MD, PhD and colleagues continue to advance Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) treatment paradigms. In “Development of a Low Literacy, Pictographic Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Action Plan” in The Journal of Pediatrics, Dr. Levinthal and colleagues provide...

Dr. Schoen Launches FORTE

Robert Schoen, MD, MPH will lead the newly launched FORTE/NRG-CC005 trial (NCT05080673) to evaluate the frequency of surveillance colonoscopy in individuals with a first-time presentation and removal of one to two small, benign polyps. 9,500 subjects aged 50 to 70...
Pitt Pancreas Bowls a Strike!

Pitt Pancreas Bowls a Strike!

The Division’s Pancreas & Biliary Center hosted the first National Pancreas Foundation PancreasBowl in October 2021. A great time was had by all with more than $2,000 raised for NPF. Hats off to Kim Stello, Lab Manager, for chairing Pitt’s PancreasBowl...