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School of Medicine
Brindusa Truta, M.A.S., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Languages: English, Romanian
Expertise: Crohn's Disease, Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Ulcerative Colitis
Research Interests: Crohn's colitis, ulcerative colitis
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Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
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Joppa Concourse Building Suite 200
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
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Dr. Truta joined Johns Hopkins from the Sacramento VA Medical Center in California, where she was an assistant clinical professor of medicine. A specialist in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and hereditary colon cancer syndromes (HNPCC, FAP), Dr. Truta is working on several ongoing projects related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Truta has authored numerous publications and oral presentations.
- Assistant Professor of Medicine
Centers & Institutes
- MD, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu hatieganu (1997)
- Cluj-Napoca Medical Center / Gastroenterology (2001)
- St Mary's Hospital and Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2007)
- Phoenix VA Health Care System (Phoenix) / Gastroenterology (2008)
- University of California San Francisco / Gastroenterology (2010)
- University of California San Francisco (2011)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2011)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2007)
Research & 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
- 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 and Media Coverage
"Taking Baby Steps IBD and Pregnancy" Johns Hopkins Inside Track Newsletter -January 2014