Edelblum Lab

 IBD research laboratory at Rutgers studying immune/epithelial interactions to better understand the underlying causes of Crohn's disease and discover potential new areas for therapeutic development

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3.1 million Americans

LIVE WITH INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis affect 1.3% of the population with 70,000 new cases diagnosed every year. IBD is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors that lead to an abnormal immune reaction to the normal bacteria found in the intestine.

 

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Communicating the basic biology of IBD more effectively to patients

Read Karen's World View at Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology (link to article in photo)

July 2021

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Congratulations to Sara and Natasha on passing their candidacy exams!

We're excited to see what they do next!

June 2021

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Congratulations Dr. Jack Jia!

Jack successfully defended his dissertation on the role of the microbiota in gamma delta IEL homeostasis.

May 2021

Two DDW student abstract awards for our PhD students

Congratulations to Jack and Natasha for having their abstracts selected for DDW2021 awards!

May 2021

 
 

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