Today's Date:

Please wait ...

2014 News & Press Releases

  1. Association Between H. pylori and Barrett's Esophagus,
    Erosive Esophagitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms »

    Study Results from Dr. John Inadomi et al.
    Published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. February 2014.
  2. Physical Activity, Maternal Metabolic Measures, and the Incidence of Gallbladder Sludge or Stones During Pregnancy »
    Study Results from Dr. Cynthia Ko et al.
    Published in the American Journal of Perinatology. January 2014.
  3. Dietary Fat and Protein Intake Are Not Associated With Incident Biliary Sludge and Stones During Pregnancy »
    Study Results from Drs. Lisa Mathew and Cynthia Ko.
    Published in the Journal of Perenteral & Enteral Nutrition. January 2014.
  4. Epigenetic Biomarkers in Esophageal Cancer »
    Study Results from Drs. Andrew Kaz and William Grady.
    Published in Cancer Letters. January 2014.
  5. Patterns of DNA Methylation in the Normal Colon »
    Study Results from Dr. Andrew Kaz et al.
    Published in Epigenetics. January 2014.
  6. Molecular Alterations and Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer »
    A Scientific Review from Dr. William Grady et al.
    Published in Cancer Letters. January 2014.
  7. Management of End-stage Liver Disease »
    Practice update from Dr. Iris Liou.
    Published in Toxicologic Pathology. January 2014.

2013 News & Press Releases

  1. Diverticular Disease Is Associated with Increased Risk of Subsequent Arterial and Venous Thromboembolic Events »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Lisa Strate, et al. Published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. December 2013.
  2. Dietary Cholesterol Intake Is Associated With Progression of Liver Disease in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Lei Yu, et al. Published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. December 2013.
  3. Similar Effectiveness of Boceprevir and Telaprevir Treatment Regimens for Hepatitis C Virus Infection »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. George Ioannou, et al. Published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. December 2013.
  4. The Association of Psoriasiform Rash with Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (Anti-TNF) Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Anita Afzali, et al. Published in the Journal of Crohn's and Colitis. November 2013.
  5. Salicylates and the Microbiota: A New Mechanistic Understanding of an Ancient Drug's Role in Dermatological and Gastrointestinal Disease »
    Research overview by Dr. Christopher Damman. Published in Drug Development Research. November 2013.
  6. One Family. 42 Years. Teaching the "Gut Course." »
    UW Medicine Magazine highlights two generations of the Saunders family and the major role they have played in developing "The Gut Course" for second-year medical students. November 2013.
  7. UWGI Faculty at the 2013 AASLD Liver Meeting »
    View papers and posters presented by UWGI faculty at the 2013 AASLD Liver Meeting in Washington, DC. Also available is a AASLD TV video featuring the UW Medical Center titled, Hepatitis C: A New Era of Treatment. November 2013.
  8. Wonder Cure for the Gut: FDA Allows Fecal Transplants »
    Seattle Times article featuring Dr. Christina Surawicz. October 2013.
  9. UWGI Faculty at the 2013 ACG Meeting »
    View papers and posters presented by UWGI faculty at the 2013 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course in San Diego. October 2013.
  10. Endoscopic Therapy of Necrotizing Pancreatitis and Pseudocysts »
    A review of the latest techniques by Dr. Jessica Fisher.
    Published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America. October 2013.
  11. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) and Donor Standardization »
    A review of the latest in FMT by Drs. Casey Owens, Elizabeth Broussard and Christina Surawicz. Published in Trends in Microbiology. October 2013.
  12. Alteration of the Intestinal Microbiome: Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) and Probiotics for Clostridium difficile and Beyond »
    A review of the latest in FMT and probiotics by Drs. Elizabeth Broussard
    and Christina Surawicz. Published in Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. September 2013.
  13. UW Medicine Featured Video: Treating Crohn's »
    With new medications and minimally invasive procedures, our physicians help patients navigate this condition. September 2013.
  14. Carbohydrate Intake & Gallbladder Disease During Pregnancy »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Cynthia Ko, et al.
    Published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, September 2013
  15. Obesity and Response to Infliximab in Patients with IBD »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Jason Harper, et al.
    Published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, September 2013
  16. Management of Elderly Patients with IBD: Practical Considerations »
    A review from Dr. Christina Surawicz, et al.
    Published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, September 2013
  17. Vedolizumab as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Crohn's Disease »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Scott Lee, et al.
    Published in New England Journal of Medicine, August 2013
  18. Interval Cancers: Learning from the Past as We Build for the Future »
    An editorial from Dr. Jason Dominitz, et al.
    Published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, August 2013
  19. Updates in Diverticular Disease »
    A review from Drs. Adam Templeton and Lisa Strate.
    Published in Current Gastroenterology Reports, August 2013
  20. Colorectal Cancer Prevention: Identifying Immunologic Targets »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Broussard, et al.
    Published in Cancer Prevention Research, July 2013
  21. Serum Alpha-Fetoprotein Level Independently Predicts
    Posttransplant Survival in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma »

    Results from a study conducted by Dr. George Ioannou, et al.
    Published in Liver Transplantation, June 2013
  22. The Expanding Universe of Bile Acid Physiology:
    Delving Into The Mysteries of Dark (Green) Matter »

    A commentary by Dr. Rahul Kuver, Published in the
    Journal of Surgical Research, June 2013
  23. Screening & Surgical Outcomes of Familial Pancreatic Cancer »
    A review by Drs. Adam Templeton and Teresa Brentnall,
    Published in Surgical Clinics of North America, June 2013
  24. Hepatic Cholestrol Crystals and Crown-Like Structures
    Distinguish NASH from Simple Steatosis »

    Results from a study conducted by Dr. George Ioannou, et al.,
    Published in the Journal of Lipid Research, May 2013
  25. Congratulations to Dr. Michael Schuffler, recipient of the
    UW Medicine Eastside Specialty Center's Spotlight on Excellence »

    For Excellence in Patient Care and Service, May 2013
  26. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Contributes to
    Hepatocarcinogenesis in Non-Cirrhotic Livers »

    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Jacob Alexander et al,
    Published in the Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, May 2013
  27. Early Detection Saves Lives: Colon Screening with Dr. John Inadomi »
    Dr. John Inadomi, for the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, shares the American Cancer Society's recommendation for colon cancer screening on KOMO TV as part of their early detection campaign, Shared on YouTube via the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, April 2013
  28. Heritability and Familial Aggregation of Diverticular Disease:
    A Population-Based Study of Twins and Siblings »

    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Lisa Strate et al,
    Published in Gastroenterology, April 2013
  29. Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of
    Clostridium difficile Infections »

    Latest practice guidelines provided by Dr. Christina Surawicz et al,
    Published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, April 2013
  30. Endoscopic Management of Malignant Bile Duct Strictures »
    Latest endoscopic approach discussed by Drs. Kevin Webb and Michael Saunders,
    Published in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America, April 2013
  31. Anesthesia for Colonoscopy: Too Much of a Good Thing? »
    Commentary by Dr. John Inadomi, et al, Published in JAMA Internal Medicine, March 2013
  32. Context is Everything for Dependence Receptors in Colorectal Cancer »
    Commentary by Dr. William Grady, Published in Proceedings of the National
    Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    , February 2013
  33. Tissue Proteomics in Pancreatic Cancer Study:
    Discovery, Emerging Technologies & Challenges »

    Results from a study conducted by Dr. Sheng Pan, et al.,
    Published in Proteomics, February 2013
  34. Molecular Subtypes in Colorectal Cancer (Video) »
    Dr. William Grady discusses recent study results with OncLive TV, January 2013
  35. Barrett's Esophagus: The Role of Tobacco, Alcohol & Obesity »
    Results from a study conducted by Drs. Patricia Blount, Brian Reid, et al.
    Published in PLoS One, January 2013
  36. Prevalence of Cirrhosis and HCC in HIV-Infected Patients »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. George Ioannou, et al.,
    Published in Hepatology, January 2013
  37. Effects of Menopause on Associations of Hyperuricemia with Mortality »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. George Ioannou, et al.,
    Published in the Journal of Atherosclerosis, January 2013
  38. Effects of Mindfulness Training on Veterans with PTSD »
    Results from a study conducted by Dr. David Kearney, et al.
    Published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, January 2013
  39. Treating Recurring C. difficile Infection: The Challenge Continues »
    Review of current research findings by Dr. Christina Surawicz.
    Published in Nature Reviews: Gastroenterology & Hepatology, January 2013
©2013 UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON DIVISION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
1959 NE PACIFIC ST., BOX 356424, SEATTLE, WA 98195-6424 | CONTACT US
Please feel free to Contact our H0neyp0t dep@rtment if you are desperate to get bl@cklisted. Domo Arigato
Mr. Roboto
Batman Bin Suparman
Dr. Commodore"
Alf A. Romeo
Dr. Asbestos
Al Kaholic
Dr. Musky monkey
Stormhammer Deathclaw Firebrand