The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is a unique blend of clinical excellence, complemented by superb translational research capacity and capability. Thematic areas include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), pancreaticobiliary diseases, hepatology diseases, functional and pain disorders, nutrition deficits, digestive system cancer risk, endoscopic management of GI cancers, and women’s digestive health. Core scientific disciplines include epidemiology, cell biology and physiology, genetics, immunology, neurosciences, tissue regeneration, transplantation, and oncogenesis. Applied sciences include biomarker development and clinical trial outcome studies.
The mind-body problem: Circuits that link the cerebral cortex to the adrenal medulla – Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2019 Dec 23.
Calling an Illness “Psychosomatic” Doesn’t Mean It’s Imaginary – Scientific American, 22 January 2020
Debrief of High-Impact Basic Science Presented at 2019 Liver Meeting – AASLD. 2019 Nov.
Association of Colonoscopy Adenoma Findings with Long-term Colorectal Cancer Incidence – JAMA. 2018 May;319(19):2012-31.
Mind is Matter: Part II. PittMed Magazine, Spring 2017.
Mind is Matter: The Circuitry of the Mind-Body Connection. Part I. PittMed Magazine, Fall 2016.
Trying on Personalized Medicine – Pitt Med Magazine, Summer 2014
What is Personalized Medicine and What Should it Replace? – Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepato. 2012 May 22; 9(7): 418-24. Published online 2012 May 2
A Memorial Day to Remember – Pitt Med Magazine, January 2002
Mind is Matter: Part II
Mystery Cases Solved
Trying on Personalized Medicine