Division of Gastroenterology (MU)
The Division of Gastroenterology's mission is to provide a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary approach to digestive health. It offers six lines of service with a specialized team of physicians, nurses and researchers who are highly trained and dedicated to digestive health. These lines of service include: advanced and therapeutic endoscopy, colorectal cancer screening, liver diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, neuromuscular and swallowing disorders, and nutritional sciences.
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(University of Missouri (System), 2010-03)Jamal Ibdah spoke on the topic "National Movement of Clinical and Translational Science and Drug Discovery."
Translational Approach to Examine the Importance of Aerobic Fitness on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [abstract] (2010)Low cardiorespiratory fitness, independent of physical activity levels, is the best predictor of early mortality and is linked to type 2 diabetes and CVD. In the absence of exercise training, it is believed that genetic ...
Interdisciplinary Approach to Examine the Effects of Lifestyle Modifications on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (2010)A critical complication of the obesity epidemic experienced in Westernized societies is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD, fatty liver not due to alcohol consumption, is the most common chronic liver disease ...