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Development Study of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Principal Investigator:   Steven Moss, MD
Time frame of study:   Ongoing
Time frame of participation:   N/A
Number of participants needed:   Open
Location of Study:   Mount Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt
432 W. 58th Street
Contact Name, Number & Email:   General Info at 212-523-2409

Summary:
This program, under the direction of Dr. Steven Moss, aims to determine the role of the H. pylori organism in the development of peptic ulcers, gastritis and gastric cancer. Studies are ongoing using both tissues from individuals who suffer from H. pylori infection as well as controls. This research is supported by research grants from Astra-Merck, Glaxo-Wellcome and the Cancer Research Foundation of America.