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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

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Validation and Extension of the Michigan Barrett's Esophagus pREdiction Tool (M-Beret)

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Trivellore Raghunathan

Objectives:
1) To compare the discrimination by the M-BERET to a conventional model utilizing only GERD symptoms for predicting the presence of BE and early neoplastic BE.
2) To compare the discrimination of BE by the M-BERET with and without the inclusion of information regarding circulating levels of leptin and IL-6, -8, -10, and -12p70.
3) To estimate the effects of psychological distress on the frequency of BE among patients with GERD symptoms inadequately responding to PPI.
4) To compare the discrimination of the M-BERET to a conventional model utilizing only GERD symptoms for predicting the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in a retrospective longitudinal cohort.

Funding Period: 05/09/2016 to 05/08/2019

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