GI Research Conferences 2020-2021

2020-2021 GI Research Conferences

Date Presenter Title
9/11/2020 Jason Mills, MD, PhD Paligenosis: A Conserved Cellular Program for Recruiting Stem Cells for Repair and Tumorigenesis
9/18/2020 Brian DeBosch, MD, PhD Translating Arginase Biology to Treat Metabolic Disease
9/25/2020 ASW:
Rodney Newberry, MD
Deborah Rubin, MD
Darren Nix
Academic Skills Workshop
Update on the Biobank and Advanced Imaging and Tissue Analysis Cores of the Digestive Diseases Research Core Center
10/2/2020 Michael Thompson, MD, PhD Developmental Programming of Bile Acid Metabolism and Liver Disease by Maternal Obesogenic Diet
10/9/2020 Jonathan J. Miner, MD, PhD Microbial Regulation of STING-Associated Autoimmunity
10/16/2020 David Alvarado, PhD Intestinal Epithelial Cell Function in IBD and COVID-19
10/23/2020 Richard DiPaolo, PhD
St. Louis University
Identifying Immune Cells and Cytokines that Contribute to Gastric Atrophy and Metaplasia
10/30/2020 David Denardo, PhD Pancreas Immunity in Pathology and Cancer
11/6/2020 Jeff Brown, MD, PhD A Novel Signaling Pathway That Regulates Lysosomal Trafficking and Mechanistic Insights into IFRD1’s Role in Paligenosis
11/13/2020 Siyuan Ding, PhD What do SARS-CoV-2 and Rotavirus Have in Common?
11/20/2020 Rodney Newberry, MD Intestinal Goblet Cells as Guides of Immune Responses
12/4/2020 Devesha Kulkarni, PhD The Role of Dysbiotic Gut Microbiota in Intestinal and non-Intestinal Diseases
Jose Saenz, MD, PhD
Location: Zoom
Time: 12:00pm
Title: Adar on the Radar: Establishing a Role for the Double-Stranded RNA Response in Gastric Metaplasia
12/18/2020 Deborah Rubin, MD Stem Cell and Niche Regulation in Short Bowel Syndrome
1/8/2021 Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, MS Feasibility and Impact of Volumetric Quantification and Three-Dimensional Printed Anatomic Models in the Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease
1/15/2021 Silvia Sookoian, MD, PhD
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: The pathogenesis of NAFLD: from genes to Tissue Omics
1/22/2021 Rebecca Fitzgerald, MD
University of Cambridge, UK
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: Stratified approaches to detection and therapy of Barrett’s and oesophageal cancer
1/29/2021 Matt Ciorba, MD Bile Acids and IBD: From Bench to Bedside and Back
2/5/2021 Fola May, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening: Contributors and Solutions
2/12/2021 Nicholas Davidson, MD, DSc New roles for RNA binding proteins in hepatocellular cancer
2/19/2021 Chao Zhou, PhD Optical Biopsy Using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
2/26/2021 Canceled
3/5/2021 Charlie Lees, PhD, FRCP (Ed)
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: Improving Outcomes in IBD – Now and in the Future
3/12/2021 Academic Skills Workshop
Aline Charabaty Pishvaian, MD
Johns Hopkins University 

Elliot Tapper, MD
University of Michigan 

Parakkal Deepak, MBBS, MS

DDRCC Virutal Visiting Speakers: ASW Talk
ACP: Social Media: Tool for Education, Networking and Career AdvancementET: Tweeting for a Niche
3/19/2021 DDRCC P&F Awardees
Brigida Rusconi, PhD
Ramon Jin, MD, PhD
BR: The Elusive Source of Anti-Commensal Igs
RJ: The Role of SOX2 in Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
3/26/2021 DDRCC P&F Awardees
Scott McHenry, MD
Ta-Chiang Liu, MD, PhD
SM: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Arising in Crohn’s Disease
TL: LRRK2 Kinase Activity Modulates Paneth Cell Function and Susceptibility to Colitis
4/2/2021 Spencer Willet, PhD Gastric Epithelial Differentiation During Homeostasis and Injury
4/9/2021 Manuel Amieva, MD, PhD
Stanford University
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: A Microscopic Hideout Near the Stomach Stem Cells Links Helicobacter Pylori Persistence and Pathogenesis
4/16/2021 Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD Interplay Between Astrovirus and IFN-lambda in the Small Intestine
4/23/2021 Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg, MD, PhD Establishing a Home: a Bacterial Toxin in Niche Acquisition
4/30/2021 Yin Cao, ScD, MPH Addressing the Rising Burden of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer
5/7/2021 Brian Muegge, MD, PhD Transcriptional Regulators of Cellular and Regional Specification in the Intestine
5/14/2021 Shehzad Sheikh, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina
DDRCC Virtual Visiting Speaker
Title: Using a Multi-omic Approach to Unravel the Pathogenesis of Crohn’s Disease
5/21/2021 CANCELED CANCELED – DDW 2021
5/28/2021 GI Fellows
Jacqueline Chen, MD
Matthew Glover, MD
Maté Gergely, MD
Chen: Short Bowel Syndrome: A Journey Through The Microbiome and The Bile Acid Metabolome
Glover: Impact of Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha Antagonists on Liver Fat and Body Composition
Gergely: Duration of Symptoms & Manometric Parameters Offer Clues to Diagnosis of Pseudoachalasia
6/4/2021 GI Fellows
Abdullah Al-Shahrani, MBBS
Martin Gregory, MD
Ted Walker, MD
Al-Shahrani: Recurrent Intentional Foreign Body Ingestions
Gregory: Fungus in Crohn’s Disease
Walker: Interactive Video Instruction in Colonoscopy Bowel Preparation
6/11/2021 James Fitzpatrick, PhD Studying Disease Pathogenesis in Digestive Tissues using Advanced Imaging Approaches
6/9/2021 Darwin Conwell, MD, MS
The Ohio State University
The 22th Annual Burton A. Shatz Visiting Professor
ZOOM Conference
Time: 5:00PM
Talk Title: Chronic Pancreatitis: How to Diagnose and Manage Complications