Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Archives
C. diff infections drop in children
Nov. 3, 2022—The number of pediatric infections caused by Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) decreased from 2013 to 2019, likely due to an increase in antibiotic stewardship programs and improved hospital contact protocols, Vanderbilt researchers found.
Multidisciplinary team helps treat airway, upper GI issues in children
Mar. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt's Complex Aerodigestive Evaluation Team focuses on complicated airway and upper digestive issues for chronically ill children.
Grant bolsters Hiremath’s research on esophageal disorder
Jun. 14, 2018—Girish Hiremath, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Pediatrics, has received a Junior Faculty Development Grant from the American College of Gastroenterology Institute for Clinical Research and Education.
Clue to recurrent C. diff infection
May. 1, 2017—Children who experience recurrent C. diff infections may have fecal inflammatory markers that could predict risk and improve management of these infections.
Stopping colitis, STAT
Oct. 27, 2011—Study suggests a new therapeutic target in ulcerative colitis.