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New Faculty Recruit to the Jill Roberts Institute Will Explore How the Human Microbiota Regulates Health and Disease

Dr. Chun-Jun Guo
Dr. Guo’s lab will use a combination of bioinformatics, bacterial genetics, metabolomics, and mouse models to identify the molecular mechanisms behind host-microbiome interaction.

Dr. Brown Appointed Vice Chair for Mentorship and Academic Development

Dr. Robert Brown
In his new role, Dr. Brown will continue to provide expertise as a Clinical Director while developing programs in faculty development across all of the department’s missions.

Dr. David Montrose Receives 2-Year Grant from the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Dr. David Montrose
The project, set to begin in January 2018, is focused on determining whether the chemopreventive effects of the COX-2 inhibitor celecoxib are exerted, in part, through altering the intestinal microbiota and gut luminal metabolites.

Dr. Robert Burakoff Named as Editor-in-Chief of Scientific American Medicine

Dr. Robert Burakoff
Throughout his 35-year career Dr. Burakoff has been recognized as a leader in the treatment and research of the digestive system and liver and will bring a wealth of knowledge to his role as Editor-in-Chief of SAM.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology: New Chief, New Recruits, New Pathways

Dr. David Cohen
Dr. David Cohen's laboratory is leading the frontiers of molecular regulation of nutrient metabolism and energy homeostasis by membrane lipids, with an emphasis on state-of-the-art research and novel collaborations.

Newly Discovered Receptor Acts as Messenger for Nerve Cells: Artis Lab Publishes Paper in Nature

Intestinal goblet cells and mucin production
A breakthrough paper has been published in Nature revealing that the immune system and the neuronal system work together inside the gut to respond to infection.

NBC Interviews Dr. Sharaiha on the Sewing Machine ‘No-Incision’ Surgery for Weight Loss

Dr. Reem Sharaiha
This non-invasive procedure, called endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), is bringing new hope for people who want to lose 40 pounds or more and has been added to a list of options targeted to the reduction of obesity.

Dr. Iliev Receives Support from The Rainin Foundation: Prediction and Prevention of IBD

Dr. Iliyan Iliev
Dr. Iliyan Iliev has won the Kenneth Rainin Foundation's Breakthrough Award (2016) for his study on the role of mycobiota during immunomodulatory therapy for inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Blander Brings Expertise on Innate Immune System to Jill Roberts Institute for Research in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Julie Blander
Dr. Julie Magarian Blander is the recipient of significant funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Burroughs Wellcome Trust Fund, and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar Award.

Dr. Kahaleh and Team Honored with a 2016 Plenary Session Award from the ASGE for STER

Dr. Michel Kahaleh
At the forefront of noninvasive procedures for GI conditions, Dr. Michel Kahaleh and his team from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology have received a 2016 Video Plenary Session Award from the ASGE. This award was given in appreciation of their outstanding work utilizing a procedure known as STER (submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection) for the treatment of gastrointestinal submucosal tumors.

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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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

Patient Appointments & Inquiries

1305 York Ave, Floor 4
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (646) 962-4000

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Jill Roberts Institute for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Patient Care Resources

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health
Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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