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Message to Dr. Rubin’s Patients Related to COVID-19 Boosters

Dear Friends and Patients, I hope this message finds you well. Please excuse the group nature of this message, but I did want to reach out with the latest update about COVID-19, and vaccinations. If you want to skip right to the booster info, scroll down to #5 below....

Tweetorial to Provide Updates on COVID-19 for Patients with IBD

View Twitter Thread To watch me deliver the full lecture and view the presentation, click here. I recently gave a lecture about COVID-19 and vaccination with specific information for patients with IBD. This lecture was recorded on July 21st, before the CDC issued...

SARS Vaccine and IBD Tweetorial Summary from December 1

SARS Vaccine and IBD Tweetorial Summary from December 1 David T. Rubin View Twitter Thread Here are my thoughts and a few updates about SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, and also about important implications for our IBD patients. Development of multiple SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in the...

Three waves of Illness from the COVID-19 Pandemic

By David T. Rubin, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine I've been thinking about what comes next, and how can we get ahead of this, and propose the following for consideration. I believe that there will be three waves of illness from the...

Dr. Rubin summarizes IBD treatment options on Medscape ReCAP

Dr. Rubin discusses the three classes of biologic therapies approved for IBD. These therapies, albeit revolutionary for patient care are limited by clearance issues, need for dose escalation, and loss of response. The arrival of small molecule therapies, such as...

Improvements in Testing for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 and How They Will Transform What we are Doing

By David T. Rubin, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine Here are some improvements in testing for SARS-COV-2 and COVID-19 and how I think they will transform what we are doing: 1. Faster Viral Tests for SARS-CoV-2. Several companies have adapted...

Trial by Data: Chronic Disease & Data

Listen to Dr. Rubin featured on a podcast by Litmus Health, Trial by Data, exploring data-driven technologies and strategies shaping the future of clinical trials. Dr. Rubin talks about the importance of optimism in patient care and his own clinical trial using...

How UC Affects Your Sex Life

Many people with Ulcerative Colitis wonder whether it’s possible to have a satisfying sex life. Dr. David Rubin discusses how to address the situation with your physician and partner. Read more here.

Dr. David T. Rubin Presents a Talk on Exit Strategy from Maintenance Therapy in IBD for the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology 2023 Summit

Click here to watch the full video of Dr. Rubin's presentation on exit strategies from maintenance therapy, including discussion of the reasons for why, when, how, and if you should stop IBD therapy with specific focus on biologics, 5-ASA, and azathioprine.

What Can We Do To Prevent COVID-19?

Click here for the full video discussing the use of COVID-19 vaccines to prevent COVID-19 infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. David T. Rubin Guest-Hosts IBD Drive Time

Take a listen to Dr. Rubin discuss the impact of inflammatory bowel disease on sexual function with University of Chicago's GI psychologist, Dr. Alyse Bedell, and pelvic floor physical therapist, Sarah Macaraeg.

Dr. David T. Rubin on “How I Treat Ulcerative Colitis”

Dr. Rubin provides an in-depth look at the treatment of ulcerative colitis, from recent advances in therapeutic agents to setting patient expectations, positioning treatments, and monitoring for disease remission or progression. Click here for the full talk from the...

Dr. David T. Rubin on Transabdominal Ultrasound for IBD: Lessons from STARDUST Substudy on Ustekinumab

Intestinal ultrasound has become a useful tool in assessing disease progression and pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It’s an approach to visualizing the intestines using a transabdominal ultrasound probe to provide real-time information. But could...

Dr. David T. Rubin Shares Expert Advice on How to Get Your Work Published

Originally presented at the Crohn’s and Colitis Congress with colleagues Fabio Cominelli, MD, PhD, of Case Western Reserve University, and Siddharth Singh, MD, of the University of California San Diego, Rubin highlighted the importance of choosing the most appropriate...