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Dr. Feng Su

Direct-Acting Anitvirals Effective in HCV Treatment in Elderly Patients

The mean age of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the USA has been increasing. It is imperative to understand how elderly patients respond to antiviral therapy as they will soon constitute the majority of patients receiving treatment.

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Dr. Stephen Vindigni

Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

FMT is the transfer of stool from a “healthy” donor into the colon of a recipient whose disease is the result of an altered microbiome. FMT has increasingly become a focus in both the public media and peer-reviewed literature.

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Digestive Disease Week 2017

Join UWGI at DDW in Chicago

From posters to research forums, UWGI faculty and fellows will be part of more than 35 sessions at DDW this year. Review our list of sessions and please join us on Sunday, May 7th, for our annual Pacific Northwest Regional Reception, co-sponsored by UWGI and PNWGS.

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Dr. William DePaolo

Will DePaolo Studies Bacteria but His Science Goes Viral

Dr. William DePaolo, the director of the UW’s new Center for Microbiome Sciences and Therapeutics (CMiST), is highlighted in the Faculty Friday series presented by the Whole U.

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Dr. Joseph Roberts

Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia

AIN is a premalignant lesion of the anal mucosa that is a precursor to anal cancer. Although anal cancer is relatively uncommon, rates of this malignancy are steadily rising in the United States, and among certain high risk populations the incidence of anal cancer may exceed that of colon cancer.

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