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Brindusa Truta, M.A.S., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Female  | Languages: English, Romanian

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Contact for Research Inquiries

1830 E Monument Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 410-505-3147
Fax: 410-614-0198

Expertise

Crohn's Disease, Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis

Research Interests

Crohn's colitis, ulcerative colitis

    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu hatieganu / MD (1997)

    Residencies

    • Cluj-Napoca Medical Center / Gastroenterology (2001)
    • St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2007)

    Fellowships

    • Phoenix VA Health Care System (Phoenix) / Gastroenterology (2008)
    • University of California San Francisco / Gastroenterology (2010)
    • University of California San Francisco (2011)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2011)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Truta B, Li XD, Mahadevan U, Fisher ER, Chen YY, Grace K, Velayos F, Terdiman JP. Serologic Markers Associated with Development of Crohn's Disease after Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis

    Digestive Disease Sciences Journal Dig Dis Sci DOI 10.1007/s10620-013-2866-8.

    Truta B, Chen YY, Blanco AM, Deng G, Conrad PG, Kim YH, Park ET, Kakar S, Kim YS, Velayos F, Sleisenger MH, Terdiman JP. Value of histology in identifying Lynch Syndromes among colorectal cancer patients diagnosed between 50 and 60 years of age. Familial Cancer Journal 2008; 7(3):267-74.

    Truta B, Allen BA, Conrad PG, Weinberg V, Miller GA, Pomponio R, Lipton LR, Guerra G, Tomlinson IPM, Sleisenger MH, Kim YS, Terdiman JP. A comparison of clinical and genetic characteristics of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis patients with and without a family history. Familial Cancer 2005; 4 (2):127-33.

    Velayos FS, Allen BA, Conrad PG, Gum J, Kakar S, Chung DC, Truta B, Sleisenger MH, Kim YS, Terdiman JP.Low rate of microsatellite instability in young patients with adenomas: Reassessing the Bethesda guidelines. Am J Gastroenterology 2005; 100: 1143-1149.

    Deng G, Bell I, Crawley S, Gum J, Terdiman JP, Allen B, Truta B, Sleisenger MH, Kim YS. High frequency of BRAF mutation in sporadic colorectal cancer with methylated hMLH1, but not in Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 2004; 10: 191-5.

    Truta B, Allen BA, Conrad PG, Kim YS, Berk T, Gallinger S, Bapat B, Terdiman JP, Sleisenger MH. Genotype and phenotype of patients with both Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and thyroid carcinoma. Familial Cancer 2003; 2: 95-9.

    Zarski JP, Mc Hutchison J, Bronowicki JP, Sturm N, Garcia-Kennedy R, Hodaj E, Truta B, Wright T, Gish R. The rate of natural disease progression in patients with chronic hepatitis C. J Hepatol. 2003 Mar; 38(3): 307-14.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Graduate Program Affiliation

    Johns Hopkins University of Medicine

    University of California, Davis, Sacramento

    Courses and Syllabi

    The 39th Annuals Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepato-Biliary Update Conference
    Johns Hopkins Medical School
    2013 - 2013

    14th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Viva la Vida conference
    Ritz-Carlton in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
    2014 - 2014

  • Activities & Honors +

    Memberships

    • American Gastroenterological Association
    • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    Pregnancy and Fertility Issues in IBD
    The 39th Annuals Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepato-Biliary Update Conference , Baltimore, Maryland (11/07/2013)
    Johns Hopkins Medical School

    Early Cancer Detection in IBD potential role of water method
    The 4th Colorectal Cancer Screening Symposium-New Developments , Sacramento, Virginia (03/16/2013)
    Sacramento VA Medical Center

     A comparison of clinical and genetic characteristics of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis patients with and without a family history
    Digestive Disease Week , Orlando, Florida (01/01/2003)

    Genotype and phenotype of patients with both Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Thyroid Carcinoma
    International Collaborative Group Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer , Cleveland (09/01/2003)

    Recent News Articles & Media Coverage

    "Taking Baby Steps IBD and Pregnancy" Johns Hopkins Inside Track Newsletter -January 2014

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