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Fecal Transplants Show Promise in Ulcerative Colitis

April 28, 2017

Two-donor fecal transplants show promise in patients with active ulcerative colitis, according to a new pilot study funded by the Center for Advanced Digestive Care and led by faculty of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Weill Cornell Researchers Find Pediatric EoE Correlation with Seasonal Airborne Allergens

April 6, 2017

Researchers from the Center for Advanced Digestive Care and the Weill Cornell Department of Pediatrics have identified a seasonal correlation between atmospheric allergen levels and eosinophilic esophagitis symptoms and diagnosis.

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Improving Organ Allocation and Prioritization Protocols in Liver Transplantation

September 19, 2016

Physicians at Weill Cornell Medicine continue to look for new ways to improve national organ allocation for liver transplantation. In an article published in the January 2016 edition of the American Journal of Transplantation, lead author Dr. Karim J. Halazun argues that the new liver allocation policy instituted by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) in 2013, known as Share 35, is not improving outcomes equally in all regions.

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