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Ellen J. Scherl, M.D., Speaks at ACG-Endorsed Course On IBD

JRC Director, Ellen J. Scherl, M.D., spoke at an ACG-endorsed course on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) at Baylor University Medical Center in April. The conference focused on recent advances in IBD management, intervention, therapy and research. Dr. Scherl addressed the management of patients with severe ulcerative colitis in a lecture entitled “Severe Ulcerative Colitis: Identifying the High Risk Patient and Avoiding Colectomy”.

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Unique Intestinal Microbial Signature Revealed in IBD Patients with Spondyloarthritis

Spondyloarthritis is the most common extraintestinal manifestation in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the underlying pathogenesis of the link between the two conditions remains unknown. Researchers led by Randy Longman, M.D., Ph.D., of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell Medicine, recently reported that IBD-associated spondyloarthritis is associated with a unique immunogenic microbial signature.

Because “IBD involves a...

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IBD Patients Say Symptoms Limit their Ability to Exercise

Despite the potential benefits of exercise for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), many patients experience “considerable barriers to regular exercise” because of debilitating IBD symptoms. Published in the January 2016 issue of Digestive Diseases and Sciences, these findings arose from a team of investigators led by Ellen J. Scherl, M.D., from the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Scherl and colleagues evaluated 250 patients...

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Ellen J. Scherl, M.D., Highlighted in Feature on Crohn's Disease

Ellen J. Scherl, M.D., Director of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease of Weill Cornell Medicine, is highlighted in the Spring 2013 issue of the institution’s magazine.

In a compelling feature article written by Andrea Crawford, the story of a young patient’s diagnosis with, and subsequent treatment for, Crohn’s disease is chronicled, as she goes from surgery to a starting position on her high school basketball team.

In the article, Dr. Scherl discusses some of...

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Major Center for IBD Research and Patient Care Opens at Weill Cornell

Weill Cornell Medical College, along with hospital partner NewYork-Presbyterian, celebrated a major step in the treatment of digestive disorders with the opening of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease on Sept. 12. The Center is dedicated to the research and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition affecting more than one million Americans.

The opening of the Center is the final phase of a strategic plan to develop a three-part, world-class,...

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Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Established at Weill Cornell Medicine

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center today celebrated the opening of the Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Made possible through a gift from Jill Roberts, a longtime friend and patron of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, the Center will support patient care, research and educational outreach focused on the conditions of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

The Center is led by Ellen J....

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Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
1315 York Avenue
Mezzanine Level
New York, NY 10021