Associate Director, Crohn's and Colitis Center
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Dr. Jessica Allegretti is a gastroenterologist and serves as the Associate Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where she leads the Clinical Trials Program. She also serves as the hospital’s Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Program Director. Dr. Allegretti’s research focuses on the intestinal microbiome and the consequences of its derangement, with the goal of understanding the role dysbiosis plays in microbial associated diseases, with a particular interest in c. difficile infections (CDI) and its effect on patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Additionally she has lead several clinical trials investigating the role of FMT in other chronic diseases including obesity and primary sclerosis cholangitis.
Disclosure: Artugen (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant; Finch Therapeutics (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant; Merck (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Grant/Research Support
Friday, October 23, 2020
11:30am – 12:45pm EDT