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WDOM Faculty Across Many Divisions Accepted to the 2020-2021 Class of LAMP

A development program for junior faculty, LAMP provides participants with critical tools to accomplish their primary career goals as academicians in the field of medicine.

Pivotal Paper on Clostridium difficile Published in Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Medical illustration of C. difficile bacteria
The paper is a one-year retrospective review of the incidence of Clostridium difficile infection in NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center inpatients.

The Young Investigators Award Recipients of 2020

This award is presented annually to members of the Weill Department of Medicine below the rank of professor who perform on outstanding levels in the areas of clinical and/or basic biomedical research.

Publication in Cell Host & Microbe Reveals Why Some Ulcerative Colitis Patients Benefit from Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT)

Cell Host & Microbe cover. Artwork by C. Demarta, eureka comunicazione visiva, courtesy of Cell Press.
Fecal microbiota transplant has been shown in some studies to promote healing in the mucosal lining of the lower digestive tract, thus relieving ulcerative colitis symptoms in some people.

Dr. Artis and Team Publish Breakthrough Findings on ILC2s in Immunity

Dr. David Artis
The study found that ramped-up production of Tph1 helps ILC2s to enter an inflammatory state. This advance may lead to future drugs that could suppress Tph1 in an attempt to alleviate allergic and inflammatory conditions.

In Memory of Jill Roberts – Friend and Supporter

WDOM has lost one of its most beloved benefactors, Jill Roberts, who passed away peacefully over the weekend. Jill Roberts was enthusiastically involved in our institutions and committed to improving the lives of those with IBD.

Dr. Guo Publishes Pivotal Paper in Science on Genome Editing of Gut Bacteria

Dr. Chun-Jun Guo
The study has yielded breakthroughs to help illuminate a growing body of evidence that gut microbial metabolites play a critical role in mucosal immunity and inflammation.

Publication in Cell Metabolism Suggests Gut Microbiome Controls Blood Glucose Levels Through the Liver

Dr. David Cohen
The paper opens a new window on the control of blood glucose levels through the liver via gut microbiome.

Highlight on HCV: Dr. Brown Lead Author on Breakthrough Paper in Journal of Hepatology

Dr. Robert Brown
Results of a recent study that used a new drug combination (glecaprevir/pibrentasivr) for chronic HCV and compensated cirrhosis of the liver, showed high virological cure rates.

Dr. Guo Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award: Gut Microbes and Human Health

Dr. Chun-Jun Guo
The award will fund Dr. Guo's research into how hundreds of different bacterial species living in the human gut contribute to human health and disease.

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

David E. Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., Chief

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Jill Roberts Institute for Inflammatory Bowel Disease