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
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.
Congratulations to Sara and Natasha on passing their candidacy exams!
We're excited to see what they do next!
Congratulations Dr. Jack Jia!
Jack successfully defended his dissertation on the role of the microbiota in gamma delta IEL homeostasis.