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Married to the Microbiome

Gastroenterologist Mark Pimentel, MD, and endocrinologist Ruchi Mathur, MD, are not only married, but they’ve also successfully united their two fields of research. Here, they retrace the evolution of their unlikely partnership as ...

Discoveries / Feb 20, 2019


Research Closeup: Microorganism M. Smithii

A single-celled microbe that lives in our guts has been linked to some health conditions that can be tough to treat.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2019


New Organ-Chip Can Re-Create Intestinal Cells

The Intestine-Chip could allow researchers to find the best personalized treatment outside of the body.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 04, 2018


IBS or IBD Symptoms: What is the Difference?

Both irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) cause similar, painful symptoms. However, they're very different conditions. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 06, 2018

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A Study Digest

This timeline traces the research of Stephan Targan, MD, from the seed of a great idea to tangible advancements in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Discoveries / Apr 30, 2017


Don’t Ignore These Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptoms

Tons of people endure the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome in silence. Cedars-Sinai urges people to speak up and become familiar with the signs of IBS.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 05, 2017