Fellowship Research Current Fellows Dr. Walaa Elfar, fellow Walaa Elfar, M.B.Ch.B. Research Project Erythropoietin in GI motility Research Mentors: Patricia R. Chess, M.D., Mark Noble Ph.D., Thomas M. Rossi, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown. M.D., Carlo Di Lorenzo Albert Chan, M.D. Research Project Long-term Study (follow up) on patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis Research Mentors: Kirsi Jarvinen-Seppo, M.D., Ph.D., Danielle Marino, M.D., Marilyn Brown, M.D., Nishaben Patel, M.D., Rebecca Abell, D.O., Thomas Rossi, M.D. Recent Graduates Mariana Middelhof, M.D. Research Project Intravenous Omega-3 Fatty Acid Emulsion (OmegavenTM) in Parenteral Nutrition Related Liver Disease and Long-term Outcome on Retinopathy of Prematurity and Neurodevelopment. Research Mentors: Patricia R. Chess, M.D., Sanjiv B. Amin, M.B.B.S., Marilyn R. Brown. M.D., Prita Mohanty, M.D., Lori H. Scholer, C.D.N. Vibha Sood, M.B.B.S. Research Project Study of type three secretion system mediated pathogenesis of Vibrio cholerae Research Mentors: Michelle Dziejman, Ph.D., Lawrence J. Saubermann, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D. Matthew Shields, M.D. Research Project Effects of exercise on cytokine levels in children with Crohn's disease Research Mentors: Mary T. Caserta, M.D., Deborah J. Fowell, Ph.D., Karen M. Mustian, Ph.D., M.P.H., Lawrence J. Saubermann, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D. Prita H. Mohanty, M.D. Research Projects Prevalence of celiac antibodies in children with autism spectrum disorders Research Mentors: Susan L. Hyman, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D., Tristram H. Smith, Ph.D. Evaluation of the esophageal microbiome and tight junctions in the development of eosinophilic esophagitis Research Mentors: Lawrence J. Saubermann, M.D., Lisa A. Beck, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D., Steven R. Gill, Ph.D. Osama F. Almadhoun, M.D. Research Project Positive IgA tissue transglutaminase antibody titers with normal histology, is that false positive or potential Celiac? Research Mentors: Philip J. Katzman, M.D., David I. Yule, Ph.D., Thomas M. Rossi, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D. Megan E. Gabel, M.D. Megan E. Gabel, M.D. Research Project TNF-induced liver injury Research Mentors: Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D., Yi-Horng Lee, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D. Husam S. Mallah, M.D. Research Project Monocyte cytokine responses as a possible differentiation and activity marker in IBD in children; Duration of pancreatic enzyme elevation in acute pancreatitis Research Mentors: Yi-Horng Lee, M.D., Lawrence J. Saubermann, M.D., Marilyn R. Brown, M.D.