GI News

NIH R01 awarded to Dr. Gouon-Evans

Huge congratulations to Dr. Valerie Gouon-Evans for being awarded an NIH R01! This is her second time receiving this highly competitive award and her 1st percentile score is also very difficult to achieve. To find out more information on her lab:  

Boston Magazine’s “Top Docs” 2022

                    Boston Magazine has released its list of "Top Docs" 3 of GI's physicians were named on this list. We are delighted to celebrate this achievement with Dr. Lichtenstein, Dr. Lowe, and Dr. Nunes. Congratulations to everyone who have received this well deserved... More

AY 2022 Fellowship Match Results

We are excited to share the 3 new doctors that are joining our fellowship program! We are so excited to work with these talented doctors.   Joseph Asemota, MD Residency: Howard University Research Interest: Mesenteric science, disparity research, GI oncology/hepatocellular carcinoma and colorectal cancer   Matthew Custodio, MD Residency: Boston University Research Interest: quality and systems improvement and... More

Welcome Santia Berberena, PsyD!

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Nina Berberna to the GI department! Dr. Berberena, who is also referred to as Dr. Nina by several of her patients and colleagues, is a CT native and proud UConn alumnus. After completing her bachelors degree in psychology at the University of Connecticut... More

Welcome AY 22 Fellows!

On July 1st we welcomed our new fellows: Julia Ding, Arushi Kohli and Madeleine Haff to our program. We are so glad to have you join our team!

Congratulations to our post doctoral research fellow!

Congratulations Kanchana Ayyar PhD, who has been nominated as a scientist that is achieving her #nextgreatimpossible initiative! In addition, Kanchana recently had a paper published in Frontiers in Pharmacology titled "Exosomes in Intestinal Inflammation." To read the article, click here.