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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...

How Does SARS-CoV-2 Become COVID-19 and How Can We Stop It?

By David T. Rubin, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine Dear Colleagues, Here is my understanding of the different stages through which SARS-CoV-2 becomes COVID-19. I also added some thoughts on how we can prevent these stages and treat patients....

‘We’ve Moved the Needle Quite Far’ in Management of Crohn Disease

Dr. Rubin discusses how the management of Crohn disease has changed over time, the importance of understanding the disease for proper management, and common mistakes in treatment that remain.

Definition of “healing” and sustained remission

The FDA and others have been interested in the role of histology for assessing “deeper” levels of disease control, with the premise that biopsy may reflect the state of the disease more accurately and perhaps more objectively than endoscopy, and certainly more than...

UPDATE ON IBD AND COVID FOR PATIENTS

Listen to Dr. David Rubin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine and Chief of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, as he provides an update on SARS-CoV2, COVID-19, and what we know and how we can get through this together....

Dr. Rubin Disscusses Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Why Your Gut is a Window to Your Overall Health

"Your intestines are the center of the universe." Listen to Dr. Rubin's appearance on WGN Nightside radio discussing the gut microbiome, IBD and other human diseases. You can find the full recording here.

HealthCentral features Dr. Rubin on COVID-19 and IBD

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Rubin has been active in informing IBD patients what we know, don't know, and what experts suggest. This HealthCentral article covers "What People With IBD Need to Know about COVID-19". Dr. Rubin says the general recommendation...

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 Does SARS-CoV-2 Become COVID-19 and How Can We Stop It?

By David T. Rubin, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine Dear Colleagues, Here is my understanding of the different stages through which SARS-CoV-2 becomes COVID-19. I also added some thoughts on how we can prevent these stages and treat patients....

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...

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...

Endoscopic Phenotype: A Potential Predictor of Cuffitis Risk

Advanced IBD Fellow Shintaro Akiyama, MD, PhD presented a Quick Shot of his abstract on pouchitis involving the rectal cuff at Crohn's and Colitis Congress. MedPage Today reported the results in the article here and Healio reported the results here. Very proud of Dr....