The Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases newsletters and clinical updates feature a more in-depth look at the research being conducted by some of its physician-scientists and contain profiles on various benefactors, whose support has been an invaluable part of what helps the division maintain its leadership position in this field. Also included are other UCLA publications that includes articles on digestive diseases and our faculty.

Beyond the Scope Fall 2018 Cover

Beyond the Scope - Fall 2018

Leading an International Effort of Structural and Functional Mapping of the Nervous System of the Colon

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Physicians Update Spring 2018 Cover

Physicians Update - Spring 2018 - Gastrointestinal Issue

  • Campaign Aims to Boost Rates of Colon Cancer Screening - Folasade P. May, MD, PhD, MPhil and V. Raman Muthusamy, MD
  • MRI, Endoscopy Being Used to Screen Patients at Elevated Risk for Pancreatic Cancer - Stephen Kim, MD
  • Hands-On, Multidisciplinary Approach Benefits IBD Patients - Jenny Sauk, MD
  • Assessing Diet and Nutrition is Essential When Treating GI Disorders - Nancee Jaffe, MS, RDN and Lin Chang, MD
  • POEM Procedure Offers Relief for Patients with Achalasia - Alireza Sedarat, MD and Jeffrey L. Conklin, MD

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Beyond the Scope Winter 2018 Cover

Beyond the Scope - Winter 2018

The Role of Environmental Factors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pathogenesis

  • Letter From the Chiefs
  • The Role of Environmental Factors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pathogenesis - Dimitrios Iliopoulos, PhD, MBA
  • Capitalizing on the Epigenome's Role in IBD Pathogenesis - Dimitrios Iliopoulos, PhD, MBA
  • Therapeutic Potential of MicroRNA Inhibitors for IBD Patients - Harry Pothoulakis, MD
  • Physician-Scientist Receives Career Development Award to Explore Role of Non-Coding RNAs in IBD - David Padua, MD, PhD
  • Intestinal Microbiome Provides an Inviting Target for IBD Therapy - Jonathan Jacobs, MD, PhD
  • Growing Attention Paid to Links Between IBD and Nervous System - Emeran A. Mayer, MD
  • Dr. Vay Liang W. "Bill" Go Receives Lifetime Achievement and Mentoring Award
  • Division-Led Team Honored for Video on Colorectal Cancer Screening - Folasade P. May, MD, PhD, MPhil
  • Dr. Yvette Taché Heads NIH-Funded Consortium to Map Nervous System as it Relates to Colonic Function
  • 6th Annual UCLA-Mellinkoff Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium - March 9-10, 2018
  • CURE Annual Research Meeting and Poster Session - March 23, 2018

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