33 winners of AGA Research Foundation's 2016 awards

Here are 33 AGA Research Foundation award recipients for 2016.

Research Scholar Awards

•    Silvia Giugliano, PhD, University of Colorado in Denver
•    Adam D. Gracz, PhD, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill
•    Ana Maldonado-Contreras, MSc, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester
•    Kyle Staller, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston

AGA-CCFA-Janssen Research Award in IBD Epigenetics Research

•    Theresa Alenghat, MD, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

AGA-Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholar Award in Neuroenteric Disease

•    Maxime M. Mahe, MS, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

AGA-Gilead Sciences Research Scholar Award in Liver Disease

•    Brian J. DeBosch, MD, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Neurogastroenterology

•    Meenakshi Rao, MD, PhD, Columbia University in New York

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Gut Microbiome

•    Lea Ann Chen, MD, New York University Langone Medical Center

AGA-Boston Scientific Career Development Technology and Innovation Award

•    Guan Xu, PhD, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

R. Robert & Sally D. Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

•    Richard J. DiPaolo, PhD, St. Louis University

AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award

•    Ting-Chin D. Shen, MD, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

AGA-Rome Foundation Pilot Award in Functional Gastroenterology and Motility

•    Ans Pauwels, MPharmSc, PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Flanders, Belgium
•    Izumi Kaji, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn and Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer

•    Costas A. Lyssiotis, PhD, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

AGA-Medtronic Research and Development Pilot Award in Technology

•    Wa Xian, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston

AGA Elsevier Pilot Research Award

•    Barbara Jung, MD, AGAF, University of Illinois at Chicago
•    Kirk Wangensteen, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia

AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award

•    Mohamad Mokadem, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City

AGA/AGA-GRG Fellow Abstract Prizes

•    Dustin A. Carlson, MD, MS, Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.
•    Laura Edgington-Mitchell, PhD, Monash Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences in Parkville, Australia
•    Basavaraj Kerur, MD, Hasbro Children Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, R.I.
•    George Kunnackal John, MBBS, MSc, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore
•    Nabil Mansour, MD, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston
•    Katsuyuki Miyabe, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
•    Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD, John Hopkins University in Baltimore
•    Gopanandan Parthasarathy, MBBS, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
•    Amit Patel, MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
•    Eric Shah, MD, MBA, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
•    Sarah P. Short, PhD, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
•    Mimi Chang Tan, MD, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

AGA-APFED Abstract Awards in Eosinophilic GI Disease Research

•    Paul Dobria, University of Illinois at Chicago
•    Alison Goldin, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston

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