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Tag: Gastroenterology

Illustration of the digestive system with gears making it work.

June 24, 2016

UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointes...

UNC School of Medicine faculty members took on critical roles in amending diagnostic criteria questionnaires for functional GI disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide.

Gastroenterology, Research

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Illustration of a piece of bread fighting with a piece of salmon.

April 25, 2016

UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dieta...

A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.

Innovation, Nutrition

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UNC Chapel

July 30, 2015

Scientists identify gene vital for rebuilding intestine after cance...

Protecting the gastrointestinal system during chemotherapy or radiation could allow patients to tolerate more aggressive treatments to attack tumors.

Cancer, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Research, Treatment

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Todd H. Baron

July 23, 2015

UNC doctors analyze treatment options for gallbladder disease

Their article, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, explores the pros and cons of five different interventional approaches to treating gallbladder disease – a condition that affects more than 25 million Americans.

Publications

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Monica Schmidt

April 22, 2015

Cirrhosis deaths drop 41 percent from 2002 to 2012

A new study by UNC researchers has found dramatic improvements in the care of patients with cirrhosis and liver failure and recommends improved treatment strategies for patients with cirrhosis and concurrent bacterial infections.

Studies, Substance Abuse

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A jelly fish-green fluorescent gene marks stem cells and other proliferating primitive cells of an intestine-like structure. The central lumen hollow space is stained red. (Magness Lab)

March 17, 2015

A Single-Cell Breakthrough

UNC School of Medicine scientist Scott Magness and collaborators use their newly developed technology to dissect properties of single stem cells. The advancement will allow researchers to study gastrointestinal disorders and cancers like never before.

Genetics, Research

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