Enhancing glycolysis attenuates Parkinson’s disease progression in models and clinical databases

Article: Enhancing glycolysis attenuates Parkinson’s disease progression in models and clinical databases Authors: Rong Cai, Yu Zhang, Jacob E. Simmering, Jordan L. Schultz, Yuhong Li, Irene Fernandez-Carasa, Antonella Consiglio, Angel Raya, Philip M. Polgreen, Nandakumar S. Narayanan, Yanpeng Yuan, Zhiguo Chen, Wenting Su, Yanping Han, Chunyue Zhao, Lifang Gao, Xunming Ji, Michael J. Welsh, and […]

Providers prefer delivering a fuller picture

As patient access to test results continues to increase, it is important that these results are presented in a way that is useful for both patients and clinicians. While patients and clinicians both agree that visualizing lab test results is better than the current method of presenting test results in tables, there is new evidence […]

Recruiting the best

Though a little more than ten days remain before our first resident candidate interviews, by the time you read another post from me, they will already be underway. The ERAS application portal opened on September 15 and we have been inundated with more than 2,000 applications so far. Beginning October 7, and extending all the […]

Update from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The following is a guest post from David Elliott, MD, PhD, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. It is part of an ongoing 2019 series of division updates. The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology continues to excel at all three missions. Our clinical programs continue to grow, with the recent of addition of […]

Highlights from the 2nd Annual Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy Conference, 9/21/19

After reviving their division’s CME event last year after a decade hiatus, faculty within the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology followed up with another day-long conference drawing area providers, former fellows, and other health-care professionals interested in GI-related care. Organizers grouped the day’s sessions similarly to the previous year, with three presentations assigned to one […]

New Faculty Additions – July-August 2019

The Department of Internal Medicine would like to introduce our newest members who joined in the months of July and August (start dates in parentheses). We are pleased to welcome them to the department. Rachana Amberker, MBBS – Associate (8-27-19) Dr. Rachana Amberker joins the Division of General Internal Medicine from her residency at St. […]

Boudreau examines genetic underpinnings of heart failure

Ryan Boudreau, PhD, assistant professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a four-year, $1.54M R01 grant from the NIH for his proposed study “The genomic interface of microRNA regulation and heart failure.” Boudreau explains that a complex intersection between environmental and hereditary factors contributes to the clinical course of heart failure. However, researchers currently have limited knowledge […]

Effect of Early and Late Interventions with Dietary Oils on Vascular and Neural Complications in a Type 2 Diabetic Rat Model

Article: Effect of Early and Late Interventions with Dietary Oils on Vascular and Neural Complications in a Type 2 Diabetic Rat Model Authors: Lawrence Coppey, Eric Davidson, Hanna Shevalye, Alexander Obrosov, and Mark Yorek Journal: J Diabetes Res. 2019 Aug 7;2019:5020465. Abstract: Aims. Determine the effect of dietary oils enriched in different mono- or polyunsaturated […]

ACP Resident Clinical Vignette Competition, 2019

“I always learn something at these,” Scott Vogelgesang, MD, said as residents, medical students, and faculty took their seats in the Bean Conference Room last week. Heads within earshot of this observation nodded in agreement. A collection of often obscure, usually surprising, and always well-researched presentations were about to be delivered. Every year, the American […]

Gehlbach, Richerson to investigate carbon dioxide role in SUDEP

Brian Gehlbach, MD, clinical professor in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine, and George Richerson, MD, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurology, received a five-year, $3.0 million R01 grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The funding will support research into Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) […]