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. 

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Journal Best Paper Awardee 2019

This year’s Journal Best Paper Award goes to Liat Gutin as the first author of the winning article:

Fecal microbiota transplant for Crohn disease: A study evaluating safety, efficacy, and microbiome profile 

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.

Liat Gutin receives the award during the 2nd part of the Opening Session at UEG Week Barcelona 2019 on Monday, October 21, 2019.

First named authors of submitted articles to UEG Journal.

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