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2018 Wade Volwiler Visiting Professor
Dr. Richard Peek 
Richard M. Peek, Jr., MD
Director, Division of Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology
Mina Cobb Wallace Chair of Immunology
Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Dr. Richard Peek is the director of the Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Research Center, and is also the editor-in-chief of the medical journal Gastroenterology. He is Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology, and the Mina Cobb Wallace Professor of Immunology and directs the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition in the Department of Medicine. He is internationally known for his studies of the stomach-infecting bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its contribution to the pathogenesis of gastric cancer. Gastric adenocarcinoma is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the world, and Helicobacter pylori, a bacterial species that persistently colonizes the human stomach and induces chronic gastritis, is the strongest known risk factor for this malignancy.

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Lecture Schedule
Thursday, October 11, 2018 (Morning) | 8AM-9AM

Helicobacter pylori-Induced Gastric Cancer: Tragic Triangulations
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, UW Health Sciences Center,
Room T-625, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195

Thursday, October 11, 2018 (Evening) | 6PM-9PM

Optimizing Management of H. pylori Infections in 2018
Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology Society
The Ranier Club (Downtown Seattle), 820 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104,
RSVP REQUIRED for this dinner event at

Friday, October 12, 2018 (Morning) | 7:30AM-8:30AM

Enabling Relationships That Promote the
Development of H. pylori-Induced Gastric Cancer

Division of Gastroenterology Frontiers Series
UW Health Sciences Center, Room K-069
1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195

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