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Dr. Will DePaolo

Before Starting That Diet, Consider Its Effect On Your Gut

Each year about 45 million Americans go on a diet, but many have no idea that they could be changing their microbiome in the process. While some of the changes can be beneficial, other changes in your gut can hinder long term efforts to lose weight and result in serious health consequences.

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Dr. Cynthia Ko

Colonoscopy Risks: What Is Known And What Are The Next Steps?

Colonoscopy is an essential, commonly used tool in gastroenterology, with a primary role in colorectal cancer prevention. However, colonoscopy is associated with potentially serious complications, and the risk of adverse events has been a topic of extensive study.

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Dr. Sophia Swanson

Obesity and IBD: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications

The proportion of obese IBD patients is on the rise. How does obesity impact diagnostic studies and therapies in IBD as well as safety and efficacy of medical and surgical weight loss therapies in the obese IBD patient?

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Center for Microbiome Sciences & Therapeutics

Microbiome Seminar Series

One of our chief goals for 2018 is to begin hosting a quarterly microbiome seminar series that will span across many different fields and disciplines to engage as many researchers, trainees, students and clinicians as possible who are interested in microbiome studies.

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Dr. Rachel Issaka

Inadequate Bowel Prep: Missed Opportunities in Colorectal Cancer Prevention

A recent study aimed to determine the carcinoma rate and advanced neoplasms among FIT-positive patients who rescheduled and completed a colonoscopy following an initial inadequate bowel preparation.

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