UEG Journal Best Paper Award
With this award we recognise the first-named author of the best original scientific research, published in UEG Journal in the past year.
Journal Best Paper Awardee 2019
This year’s Journal Best Paper Award goes to Liat Gutin as the first author of the winning article:
Liat Gutin is a physician based in San Francisco, California. She attended undergraduate university and medical school at the University of Maryland and graduated Summa Cum Laude.
She was chosen to be the Faculty Gold Medal recipient, an award given to one graduating medical student deemed to possess outstanding qualifications in the practice of medicine. She moved to San Francisco, California to begin her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco in 2016. During her time as a resident, she pursued research on fecal transplant in Crohn’s Disease with Najwa El-Nachef, as well as research examining the effects of insurance and socioeconomic status on patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma awaiting liver transplant with Neil Mehta and Francis Yao. She will be starting as a fellow in gastroenterology at Kaiser Permanente Northern California in July 2019. She ultimately plans to pursue additional training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
First named authors of submitted articles to UEG Journal.
Best papers of previous years
- 2018 - Joaquín Cubiella, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Ourense, Spain.
First author of the winning article: Correlation between adenoma detection rate in colonoscopy- and fecal immunochemical testing-based colorectal cancer screening programs
- 2017 - Clive H. Wilder-Smith, Department of Preventive, Restorative and Paediatric Dentistry Bern University, Switzerland.
First author of the winning article: Gastro-oesophageal reflux is common in oligosymptomatic patients with dental erosion: A pH-impedance and endoscopic study
Watch the interview with Clive H. Wilder-Smith.
- 2016 - Tara Raftery, National Children's Research Centre, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
First author of the winning article: Effects of vitamin D supplementation on intestinal permeability, cathelicidin and disease markers in Crohn’s disease: Results from a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study
2015 - Asbjørn Christophersen, Centre for Immune Regulation, University of Oslo, Norway.
First author of the the winning article: Tetramer-visualized gluten-specific CD4+ T cells in blood as a potential diagnostic marker for coeliac disease without oral gluten challenge