The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition focuses on complex-trait diseases associated with genetics, inflammation and precision medicine.
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is dedicated to physician and medical professional education and sub-specialty advanced training opportunities.
Cutting edge treatments and extraordinary patient care are the hallmarks of clinical care at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Obaid S. Shaikh, MD has received a grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals to study “Predictive Modeling of Acute Kidney Injury-Hepatorenal Syndrom (AKI_HRS) Among U.S. Veterans with Cirrhosis”.
Jaideep Behari, MD, PhD has received a multi-PI grant to study Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaSE (NAFLD) in collaboration with Alex Soto-Gutierrez, MD, PhD from Pathology and Lans Taylor, PhD from Computational and Systems Biology.
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.