Shailja C. Shah, MD, MPH, on the Relationship Between Helicobacter pylori and IBD

Shailja C. Shah, MD, MPH, from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses the importance of understanding the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), her research that sought to determine the relationship between Helicobacter pylori infection and IBD, whether H pylori can have a protective role in gastrointestinal tract diseases, and more.

Shailja C. Shah, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.



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