Division of Gastroenterology

Vanderbilt’s Yash Choksi and Fabian Bock honored by the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation

Vanderbilt’s Yash Choksi, MD, recently received the 2024 Research Investigator Early Career Faculty Award from the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation and Fabian Bock, MD, PhD, won the society’s Research Scholar Award.

Innovations improve the lives of patients with IBD

Two recent innovations — point-of-care intestinal ultrasound and functional medicine — are improving the lives of patients at the Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks.

Vanderbilt mourns loss of former Gastroenterology director Burk

Raymond Burk Jr., MD, former director of the Vanderbilt’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, died May 1 in Nashville. He was 80.

A Vanderbilt study shows that reducing consumption of simple sugars helped improve gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Study finds that reducing intake of simple sugars improves GERD

A Vanderbilt study found that reducing dietary carbohydrates improved both symptoms and objective measurements of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in a randomized controlled trial.

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New prognosis predictor and target for gastric cancer

The protein CGA — a subunit of glycoprotein hormones — is a biomarker that predicts chemoresistance in gastric cancer and could be targeted along with EGFR to restore chemosensitivity.

New Clinician Spotlight: Neil Price

Neil Price, MD, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine, joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently and specializes in gastroenterology.

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