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Save the date! GI APP Summit October 5-6, 2023

Gastroenterology is a rapidly evolving field with numerous subspecialties. Across the country, including in the Midwest, APPs are frequently on the front lines of the gastroenterology clinics. Often APPs do not get exposed to specialized training in areas of gastroenterology sub-specialization, yet are often seeing the most complex patients. This CME course will use a variety of methods to close existing knowledge gaps in GI care.

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In the News

  • Dr. Nicholas Lim interviewed on KARE11
    Dr. Nicholas Lim was interviewed by KARE11 on alcohol-related disease as the leading reason for liver transplants. Watch the interview on KARE11.
  • Dr. Guru Trikudanathan develops prediction model for intervention needs in acute necrotizing pancreatitis following discharge
    Guru Trikudanathan, MBBS, led researchers in a single-center study to develop a prediction model based on clinical metrics and imaging characteristics using a prospective data set meticulously collected for over ten years. The study was published in Pancreatolgy. Read More
  • Stuart Amateau, MD, PhD Named Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
    Join us in congratulating Stuart Amateau, MD, PhD, in his new role as Director, Division of the Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (“GI”). Dr. Amateau has served as Interim Division Director since February 2022, and the GI Division is thrilled that he will continue his outstanding leadership and inspiring commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and patient care. Read More
Faculty Publications

Vieira, V., Lim, N., Singh, A., Leitman, E., Dsouza, R., Adland, E., Muenchhoff, M., Roider, J., Marin Lopez, M., Carabelli, J., Giandhari, J., Groll, A., Jooste, P., Prado, J. G., Thobakgale, C., Dong, K., Kiepiela, P., Prendergast, A. J., Tudor-Williams, G., Frater, J., … Goulder, P. (2023). Slow progression of pediatric HIV associates with early CD8+ T cell PD-1 expression and a stem-like phenotype. JCI insight, 8(3), e156049.

Aby ES, Rajasingham R, Enns EA, Vaughn BP. Faecal microbiota transplantation for first and second episodes of Clostridioides difficile infection. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2023 Feb;8(2):110-111. doi: 10.1016/S2468-1253(22)00353-3. PMID: 36620979.

Aby, E. S., Kaplan, A., & Ufere, N. N. (2023). Cost and value in liver disease guidelines: 2011-2022. Hepatology communications, 7(1), e0001.

Aby, E. S., Moafa, G., Latt, N., Sultan, M. T., Cacioppo, P. A., Kumar, S., Chung, R. T., Bloom, P. P., Gustafson, J., Daidone, M., Reinus, Z., Debes, J. D., Sandhu, S., Sohal, A., Khalid, S., Roytman, M., Catana, A. M., Wegermann, K., Carr, R. M., Saiman, Y., … Dhanasekaran, R. (2023). Long-term clinical outcomes of patients with COVID-19 and chronic liver disease: US multicenter COLD study. Hepatology communications, 7(1), e8874.

Anugwom, C., Thomson, M., Freese, R. L., Lake, J. R., & Lim, N. (2023). Lower survival and higher rates of cirrhosis in patients with ROUX-EN-Y gastric bypass hospitalised with alcohol-associated hepatitis. BMJ open gastroenterology, 10(1), e001083.

Bateman, J., Anugwom, C., Zhou, Y., Lim, N., & Adeyi, O. (2023). Late-Onset Rejection in Liver Allograft Biopsies. American journal of clinical pathology, aqac162. Advance online publication.

Cheyne S, Fraile Navarro D, Hill K, McDonald S, Tunnicliffe D, White H, Whittle S, Karpusheff J, Mustafa R, Morgan RL, Sultan S, Turner T; Australian Living Evidence Consortium Methods and Processes Working Group and Collaborators. Methods for Living Guidelines: Early Guidance based on practical experience. Paper 1: Introduction. J Clin Epidemiol. 2023 Jan 10:S0895-4356(22)00344-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2022.12.024. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36639038.

El Mikati, I. K., Morgan, R. L., Murad, M. H., Sultan, S., Falck-Ytter, Y., & Mustafa, R. A. (2023). Testing guidelines during times of crisis: challenges and limitations of developing rapid and living guidelines. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, S1198-743X(23)00045-9. Advance online publication.

Fraile Navarro, D., Cheyne, S., Hill, K., McFarlane, E., Morgan, R. L., Murad, M. H., Mustafa, R. A., Sultan, S., Tunnicliffe, D. J., Vogel, J. P., White, H., & Turner, T. (2023). Methods for Living Guidelines: Early Guidance based on practical experience. Paper 5: Decisions on methods for evidence synthesis and recommendation development for Living Guidelines. Journal of clinical epidemiology, S0895-4356(22)00347-X. Advance online publication.

Hassan, M. A., Tamer, T. M., Omer, A. M., Baset, W. M. A., Abbas, E., & Mohy-Eldin, M. S. (2023). Therapeutic potential of two formulated novel chitosan derivatives with prominent antimicrobial activities against virulent microorganisms and safe profiles toward fibroblast cells. International journal of pharmaceutics, 634, 122649. Advance online publication.

Hayden, M. K., Hanson, K. E., Englund, J. A., Lee, F., Lee, M. J., Loeb, M., Morgan, D. J., Patel, R., El Alayli, A., El Mikati, I. K., Sultan, S., Falck-Ytter, Y., Mansour, R., Amarin, J. Z., Morgan, R. L., Murad, M. H., Patel, P., Bhimraj, A., & Mustafa, R. A. (2023). The Infectious Diseases Society of America Guidelines on the Diagnosis of COVID-19: Antigen Testing. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, ciad032. Advance online publication.

Karvellas, C. J., Leventhal, T. M., Rakela, J. L., Zhang, J., Durkalski, V., Reddy, K. R., Fontana, R. J., Stravitz, R. T., Lake, J. R., Lee, W. M., & Parekh, J. R. (2023). Outcomes of patients with acute liver failure listed for liver transplantation: A multicenter prospective cohort analysis. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 29(3), 318–330.

Kohli, D. R., Amateau, S. K., Desai, M., Chinnakotla, S., Harrison, M. E., Chalhoub, J. M., Coelho-Prabhu, N., Elhanafi, S. E., Forbes, N., Fujii-Lau, L. L., Kwon, R. S., Machicado, J. D., Marya, N. B., Pawa, S., Ruan, W., Sheth, S. G., Thiruvengadam, N. R., Thosani, N. C., Qumseya, B. J., & (ASGE Standards of Practice Committee Chair) (2023). American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guideline on management of post-liver transplant biliary strictures: summary and recommendations. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, S0016-5107(22)02033-8. Advance online publication.

Shingina, A., Chadha, R., Lim, N., Pillai, A., Vodkin, I., Montenovo, M., Heller, T., Yardeni, D., & Ganger, D. (2023). Combined heart liver transplantation practices survey in north america: evaluation and organ listing practices. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, 10.1097/LVT.0000000000000079. Advance online publication.

Singh, S., Ananthakrishnan, A. N., Nguyen, N. H., Cohen, B. L., Velayos, F. S., Weiss, J. M., Sultan, S., Siddique, S. M., Adler, J., Chachu, K. A., & AGA Clinical Guidelines Committee. Electronic address: (2023). AGA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Role of Biomarkers for the Management of Ulcerative Colitis. Gastroenterology, 164(3), 344–372.

Sleiman, J., Duong, N., Aby, E. S., Guerrero Vinsard, D., Advani, R., & Bilal, M. (2023). Professional Networking at Gastroenterology Scientific Meetings: A Trainee's Practical Guide. Digestive diseases and sciences, 68(1), 24–28.

Sultan S. (2023). Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019: Indications, Findings, and Safety. Gastroenterology clinics of North America, 52(1), 157–172.

Suryawanshi G, Abdallah M, Thomson M, Desai N, Chauhan A, Lim N. Ashwagandha-Associated Acute Liver Failure Requiring Liver Transplantation. Am J Ther. 2023 Jan-Feb 01;30(1):e80-e83. doi: 10.1097/MJT.0000000000001466. Epub 2022 Nov 1. PMID: 36321995.

Tappata, M., McDonald, N. M., Abdallah, M., & Bilal, M. (2023). Efficacy of wire-guided biopsy forceps for tissue sampling in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a preliminary experience. Clinical endoscopy, 10.5946/ce.2022.152. Advance online publication.

Teigen, L., Biruete, A., & Khoruts, A. (2023). Impact of diet on hydrogen sulfide production: implications for gut health. Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care, 26(1), 55–58.

Wilson N, McDonald N, Megna B, Abdallah M, Bilal M. Duodenal stent fixation using through-the-scope helix tack and suture device. Endoscopy. 2023 Dec;55(S 01):E102-E103. doi: 10.1055/a-1944-9018. Epub 2022 Oct 14. PMID: 36241182; PMCID: PMC9829776.

Wilson, N., Abdallah, M., & Bilal, M. (2023). Hybrid Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection for Complete Resection of a T2 Colorectal Adenocarcinoma in a Non-Surgical Candidate. Gastrointestinal endoscopy, S0016-5107(23)00084-6. Advance online publication.

Wilson, N., Abdallah, M., Jaber, F., Johnson, W. M., Jr, McDonald, N., Baliss, M., Singh, S., & Bilal, M. (2023). Analysis of Reported Adverse Events Associated with Over-the-Scope Endoscopic Suturing System: an FDA MAUDE Database Study. Obesity surgery, 10.1007/s11695-023-06525-2. Advance online publication.

Yuzefpolskaya, M., Bohn, B., Ladanyi, A., Khoruts, A., Colombo, P. C., & Demmer, R. T. (2023). Oral and gut microbiome alterations in heart failure: Epidemiology, pathogenesis and response to advanced heart failure therapies. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 42(3), 291–300.