A research team from the lab of Quing Zhu, the Edwin H. Murty Professor of Engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has combined optical coherence tomography (OCT) and machine learning to develop a colorectal cancer imaging tool that may one day improve the traditional endoscopy currently used by doctors.
Article title: A human Barrett’s esophagus organoid system reveals epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity induced by acid and bile salts Authors: Qiuyang Zhang, Ajay Bansal, Kerry B. Dunbar, Yan Chang, Jianning Zhang, Uthra Balaji, Jinghua Gu, Xi Zhang, Eitan Podgaetz, Zui Pan, Stuart…
Chula Engineering and Chula Medicine co-invent an innovative device for a rapid gastrointestinal cancer detection that yields accurate results hoping to foster preventive medicine in gastrointestinal malignancy and reduce the number of cancer patients.
Dr. Sergey V. Kantsevoy, Director of The Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, in conjunction with his colleagues at The Melissa L. Posner Institute for Digestive Health & Liver Disease at Mercy, have reported the first purely endoscopic appendectomy.
Chula opens a state-of-the-art innovation center for veterinary students to practice their clinical skills with a simulated and modern lab classroom to hone students’ skills and develop their expertise and a space for international training to promote veterinary and medical education.
A new innovation that holds promise to fight lung cancer is now in use at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center.
The March issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology features new clinical research involving sex and gender, including effects of GI and liver conditions on pregnancy, gender disparities in diet and nutrition, Barrett’s esophagus incidence in women with scleroderma, factors influencing whether women pursue advanced endoscopy careers, endoscopy-related musculoskeletal injuries, sex hormone association with increased prevalence of certain types of cancer, and more.
The March issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology features evidence-based articles related to complementary and alternative medicine therapies for functional GI disorders, a new ACG Clinical Guideline for the diagnosis and management of Chronic Pancreatitis, opioid-related constipation, and more.