Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Jeffrey B Brown, MD

Jeffrey B Brown, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

Focus of Work

Bio

My primary clinical and research interest is IBD (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)where we are working to understand and develop a non-invasive marker of disease activity/prognosis examing nail fold caprilloscopy. I am also interested in understanding the relationship of the intestinal immune system to GI symptoms in rheumatologic disorders, specifically Juvenile Dermatomyositis.As the clinical director of the IBD program, we are involved in the international Improve Care Now network and ...[Read full text]My primary clinical and research interest is IBD (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)where we are working to understand and develop a non-invasive marker of disease activity/prognosis examing nail fold caprilloscopy. I am also interested in understanding the relationship of the intestinal immune system to GI symptoms in rheumatologic disorders, specifically Juvenile Dermatomyositis.As the clinical director of the IBD program, we are involved in the international Improve Care Now network and a participating site in 3 clinical trials.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

Inflammatory bowel disease, clinical/translational research

Clinical Focus

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Indiana University (1997)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (2000)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Contact

312-227-4200

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 57
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611