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CMiST Faculty Candidate Seminar

Dr. Christopher Johnston, The Forsyth Institute, Harvard

Dr. Johnston is interested in the virulence mechanisms of bacterial species and determining how bacteria from the mouth establish themselves at other sites in the body to cause inflammation and disease.

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Dr. William DePaolo

3 Gut Health Habits That Can Help You Control Your Weight

You exercise, you control your portions, you limit sweets—but what have you done for your gut bacteria lately? If you think that sounds odd, think again. How cultivating the right bacteria may help keep your weight in check.

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Drs. John Inadomi & Nina Saxena

Screening and Surveillance for Barrett's Esophagus: Is It Cost-Effective?

The cost-effectiveness of screening and surveillance for Barrett’s esophagus continues to evolve as the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma increases. Screening may be cost-effective in selected high-risk groups.

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Dr. Shoba Krishnamurthy

A Surprise Medical Solution: Hypnosis

Major hospitals are finding hypnotherapy can help sufferers of digestive conditions like heartburn, colitis, acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome.

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Dr. Alina Wong

Metabolic Syndrome Increases Risk of Liver-Related Complications

A recent study shows that patients with cirrhotic chronic heaptitis C and metabolic syndrome have increased risk of liver-related complications, particularly among Hispanic patients.

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