Meeting Archive:
GI Complications and Treatments in Scleroderma

 
 

Meeting Description:

The next webinar in a series designed to help patients and others in the scleroderma community understand the disease, what’s being done to find a cure and what new treatments are on the horizon will be led by Dr. Pankaj (Jay) Pasricha, Director of the Center for Neurogastroenterology and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Pasricha also provides his expertise to patients at the Hopkins Scleroderma Center. Dr. Pasricha's talk will focus on GI complications and treatments for patients with scleroderma.

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Details
Date: Thu, Dec 12, 2013
Time: 01:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Scleroderma Research Foundation
 Presenter Information
Dr. Pankaj Jay Pasricha
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Dr. Pasricha, is leading the establishment of The Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology.  He comes to Hopkins after five years at Stanford University, where he was Chief of Gastroenterology. Dr. Pasricha is an expert in neurogastroenterology and deals with disorders affecting the nerves and muscles of the stomach causing problems with gastrointestinal motility and pain. He provides his expertise to the patients at The Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, as well as patients with motility disorders. Diseases ranging from Parkinsons to Autism, and diabetes to obesity all stand to benefit from his research.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Pasricha has been credited with more than 30 patents for novel gastrointestinal diagnosis and treatment methods. His extensive publications on the enteric nervous system and gut-brain axis have garnered global attention.


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